• Don’t be Left in the Dust Managing Dust Fire and Explosion Hazards at Industrial Facilities  - 

    In 2006, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) conducted a study demonstrating that government enforcement officials and facility personnel alike were generally unaware of the hazards of dust, leading to failure of identification of fire, flash fire, »

  • 2019 Environmental Planning  - 

    As you are preparing for 2019, there are some important deadlines and activities occurring to consider in your planning. The following list does not include state-specific regulatory deadlines and requirements, but it highlights key federal dates »

  • Refrigerant Management Rule - Ready or Not  - 

    The January 1, 2019 final compliance date for the refrigerant management rule (40 CFR 82, Subpart F) is fast approaching. (See two related EQ articles detailing the numerous significant rule revisions on 12/4/2017 and 6/21/2018 that describe »

  • Proposed Changes to AP-42 Chapter 7.0 - Organic Liquid Storage Tanks  - 

    EPA has proposed some fundamental changes to its guidance for calculating emissions from storage tanks, namely, an. emission calculations methodology for tank cleaning events and revised emission calculations for routine emissions. It has been no »

  • EPA Published 2017 RMP Final Rule in the Federal Register  - 

    On December 3, 2018, EPA published a final rule in the Federal Register, implementing the September 21, 2018 DC Circuit court decision that vacated EPA's delay of the 2017 RMP Amendments. That final rule is available on the Federal Register here. »

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