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40,000+ People Urge EPA To Take Chemical Disasters Seriously, Require Safer Alternatives To Save Lives

[Washington, D.C.] – Representatives of The Coalition to Prevent Chemical Disasters gathered outside the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) federal offices to present comments from over 125 organizations and 40,000 members of the public gathered over the preceding 60 day comment period. Responding to EPA’s proposed “Modernization of the Accidental Release Prevention Regulations,” people from across the nation, many living in the shadow of facilities in greatest need of increased safety measures, listed numerous shortcomings of the proposed rule.

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