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The Latest Environmental White Papers
Thursday, February 23, 2017
EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations include a provision at 40 CFR 112.8(c)(2) that requires that the secondary means of containment for the entire capacity of a container at a facility also have sufficient freeboard to contain precipitation.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
As Americans—and most other countries—watch and wait for the Trump administration to reveal how it will change the Obama administration’s approach to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change, California has stepped forward with a plan to raise the goals of its own climate program, already one of the world’s most aggressive.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
EPA’s proposed Procedures for Prioritization of Chemicals for Risk Evaluation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) comprises the Agency’s steps for selecting chemicals it will subject to full risk evaluations, as required by the June 2016 amendments to TSCA.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Chemicals play an important role in many workplaces. The inherent hazards of chemicals can be reduced by minimizing the quantity of chemicals on hand. However, when chemicals must be in-house, proper storage and handling can reduce or eliminate associated risks.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Most consensus standards, the design bases for much of the nation’s infrastructure, are based on historical weather patterns and do not incorporate forward-looking data on climate change.
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