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EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Washington, D.C. on Risk Management Program Proposed Rule

Contact Information: 
Julia P. Valentine News media only (

WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, Tuesday March 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing on the proposed Risk Management Program (RMP) rule. The hearing will be held at EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and will provide the opportunity for interested parties to comment on the proposed rule. EPA is accepting written comments on the rule through May 13, 2016.

WHAT: Public hearing on the RMP proposed rule

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

TIME: 9:00 AM and continue until 8:00 PM
There will be two breaks: 12 Noon - 1:00 p.m.; and 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: U.S. EPA Headquarters
William Jefferson Clinton East - Room 1153 (The Map Room)
1201 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20460

MEDIA RSVP: Members of the news media should allow extra time to enter the building and go through security, and bring a photo id. Please RSVP to Julia Valentine so we can include your name on our security list.

A list of pre-registered speakers may be viewed here:

For more information on the proposed rule: /rmp