R.I. AG and others file suit against EPA delay of Chemical Accident Safety Rule

PETER F. KILMARTIN JOINED A coalition of Attorneys General filing a complaint against an EPA ruling delaying Congressionally mandated standards of safety in chemical plants.
PETER F. KILMARTIN JOINED A coalition of Attorneys General filing a complaint against an EPA ruling delaying Congressionally mandated standards of safety in chemical plants. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, as part of an 11-state coalition, filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency Monday claiming the agency illegally delayed the Chemical Accident Safety Rule, which the suit claims “makes critical improvements to Congressionally mandated protections against explosions.” The lawsuit was filed by the Attorneys General of…

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