Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rule
The Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rule implements Section 112(r) of the 1990 Clean Air Act amendments. RMP requires facilities that use extremely hazardous substances to develop a Risk Management Plan. These plans must be revised and resubmitted to EPA every five years.
General Duty Clause
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RMP Virtual Public Listening Sessions
EPA is reviewing the RMP rule. In addition to accepting written comments, EPA is holding virtual public listening sessions on June 16, 2021 and July 8, 2021. For registration and other information, please see: Virtual Public Listening Sessions on the Risk Management Program Rule.
Final RMP Reconsideration Rule
On November 20, 2019, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the Risk Management Program Reconsideration final rule. For more information, please see: Final Risk Management Program (RMP) Reconsideration Rule.
RMP Delay Rule Vacatur
On August 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court issued its decision vacating a June 2017 EPA rulemaking. For more information, please see: Risk Management Plan (RMP) Delay Rule Vacatur.