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A Free Ride: How Special Interests Are Undermining Chemical Facility Safety

, Former Washington representative, Center for Science and Democracy

I’ve talked about the importance of a clean budget with no riders on this blog before, and my colleagues certainly have discussed this issue at length in the past. Read more >

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Avoiding Chemical Disasters, Managing Risks: EPA Addresses Chemical Safety

, Former Washington representative, Center for Science and Democracy

In response to the 2013 West, Texas disaster that killed 15 people, injured 200 more, and impacted thousands in the community, President Barack Obama asked the federal government to modernize its chemical safety rules. Nearly three years later, the Environmental Protection Agency has finally proposed changes to the Risk Management Program (RMP) Rule. Read more >

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