The following post is provided by our guest author, Karen Lutz from TRC Environmental Corporation. Karen can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A number of regulations and standards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, OSHA, and other organizations have recently been revised and/or updated. TRC has prepared a Regulatory Update summarizing the changes with anticipated impacts in 2014.
The rule changes primarily impact:
Air emissions, including greenhouse gases
Water and storm water discharges
Process Safety Management
Occupational Health and Safety
Chemical reporting, labeling and training
Phase I environmental assessments
You may be impacted if you operate the following equipment and/or processes:
Sources that emit fine particulate matter, volatile organic compounds or greenhouse gases
Steam generating units
Cooling water intake structures
Crystalline silica exposure
Construction – confined space and cranes/derricks
To learn more about these EPA and OSHA changes as well as other key standards revisions, please download our Regulatory Update.
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