This is a guest op-ed by Russel Honoré, Randy Manner, and David Halperin
In the torrent of Trump administration actions to void Obama-era regulations, one such move stands out right now as particularly disturbing.
For decades, our country has failed to squarely address the dangers of hazardous chemical facilities — from oil refineries to water treatment plants. An accident, natural disaster, or deliberate attack could trigger an explosion or chemical release that could kill thousands of people. Millions of our citizens live and work near these dangerous facilities.