States sue EPA over chemical safety rule delay

Read the full story in The Hill.

Eleven states have sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its June decision to delay implementation of a chemical safety rule.

The state attorneys general, led by New York’s Eric Schneiderman (D), argue the rule is important for “protecting our workers, first-responders and communities from chemical accidents” and should be allowed to take effect as planned by the Obama administration’s EPA.

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