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Executive Order 13650 RMP revisions

Has EPA made any revisions to the Accidental Release Prevention Requirements for risk management programs under the Clean Air Act §112(r)(7) pursuant to EO 13650?

As a result of EO 13650, on January 13, 2017, EPA finalized amendments (2017 RMP Amendments rule) to the Accidental Release Prevention Requirements for Risk Management Programs under the Clean Air Act, Section 112(r)(7). The amendments were intended to modify:
  • accident prevention program elements;
  • emergency preparedness requirements; and
  • provisions related to sharing information with the public and local emergency planners / responders.
On September 21, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court issued a mandate to make the 2017 RMP Amendments rule effective immediately. RMP Amendments Compliance information, including current and future compliance dates, can be found at:
 
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