Tag: emergency

EPA to Remove “Emergency” Affirmative Defense Provisions from Title V Permits

Consistent with recent actions by EPA to require enforceable emission standards for all periods of stationary source operation (including startup, shutdown, and malfunction), EPA is set to release a final rule in the near future to remove “emergency” affirmative defense provisions in permit language for Title V sources. The proposed rule [81 FR 114 (06/14/2016)] […]

September is National Preparedness Month: Are you and your Company Ready?

The 2015 theme is “Don’t Wait. Communicate.  Make your emergency plan today.”  National Preparedness Month focuses on community and personal preparedness for floods, wildfires, hurricanes, power outages and other natural and man-made disasters.  From the NPM website (http://www.ready.gov/today), “These are the days we needed a plan”.  In industry we have plans for emergencies or spills […]