• EHS Updates - A Look Back at 2019  - 

    Last year brought some Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) regulatory updates, final revisions and reclassifications. Make sure you didn't miss anything and are well-versed with the regulations and requirements that may impact your 2020 reporting »

  • Final RMP Reconsideration Rule Now in Effect  - 

    On December 19, 2019, EPA published and made effective the final version of the RMP Reconsideration Rule, addressing public comments received on the May 30, 2018 proposed changes to the Risk Management Program (RMP) regulation. The final »

  • EPA Modifies the Exclusions from Ambient Air  - 

    Since 1980, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has defined “ambient air” at 40 CFR §50.1(e) as “that portion of the atmosphere, external to buildings, to which the general public has access.” In applying this definition, many sites and »

  • Process Safety Management for Petroleum Refineries: Lessons Learned from the Petroleum Refinery PSM National Emphasis Program  - 

    In June 2007, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) initiated the Petroleum Refinery Process Safety Management National Emphasis Program (NEP). The purpose of the NEP was to confirm employers' compliance with Process Safety »

  • Finalized Changes to AP-42 Chapter 7.1 - Organic Liquid Storage Tanks  - 

    On November 20, 2019, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized revisions to its guidance for estimating emissions from storage tanks as published in Chapter 7.1 of the Compilation of Air Pollutant Emissions Factors (AP-42), Volume 1. The »

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