Emergency Planning | Monday, July 30th, 2012
"For the environmental manager, the task of communicating environmental risk to a wary or unsuspecting public is going to be one of the biggest challenges of EPCRA compliance. Citizens, local officials, and the media annually receive information about hazardous substances and the potential threats to the community posed by these chemicals. There is usually an onslaught of questions and concerns when the information is publicly available."
SPCC | Thursday, July 26th, 2012
we gave you the basics on Facility Response Plans (FRP) for SPCC compliance. The heart of your FRP is the Emergency Response Action Plan (ERAP). This is because it contains all information you need to combat a spill."
SPCC | Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
"Who needs a Facility Response Plan (FRP)? Owners or operators of any non-transportation-related onshore facility that, because of its location, could reasonably be expected to cause substantial harm to the environment by discharging oil into or on the navigable waters or adjoining shorelines must prepare and submit an FRP."
Environmental Management | Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
"Asbestos regulation falls primarily under the jurisdiction of EPA and OSHA, with the U.S. Department of Transportation regulating the transportation of asbestos waste. Because of this multiple-agency regulation many facilities ask: Can you be in compliance with one set of asbestos regulations and out of compliance with another? The answer is yes. Here’s how."
Environmental Management | Monday, July 23rd, 2012
"One of the most thoroughly misunderstood environmental issues in the U.S. is the “ban” on asbestos. In fact, some asbestos containing materials are indeed banned and others are not."
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