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  • What the 2015 MSGP Expiration Means and How to Stay in Compliance  - 

    On June 3, 2020, the U.S. EPA's 2015 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Stormwater Discharges Associated with Industrial Activity expired. EPA is the permitting authority for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting »

  • Is Your Upstream E&P Facility in Compliance with SPCC Requirements  - 

    U.S. EPA's Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule is promulgated under the Oil Pollution Prevention regulations in 40 CFR Part 112. The SPCC rule applies to non-transportation related facilities, including onshore oil production, »

  • Responsible Care Support for the Chemical, Oil and Gas Industries  - 

    Responsible Care ProgramsResponsible Care is a chemical Industry standard established by the American Chemistry Council which can be implemented for many industries including oil and gas, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals, for example. The program »

  • OLD MACT Residual Risk and Technology Review Amendments  - 

    On March 12, 2020, amendments to the 2004 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Organic Liquids Distribution (Non-Gasoline) (OLD) were finalized by the U.S. EPA. The OLD Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) »

  • 2020 TSCA Chemical Data Reporting - Not Just for Chemical Manufacturers  - 

    This year is a reporting year for the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) program under the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Since this report is due only once every four years, reporting triggers and obligations are commonly misunderstood. »

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