In February 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Proposed Rule entitled: “Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Risk Management Programs under the Clean Air Act.” The EPA proposed changes comes as a part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to implement Executive Order 13650—Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security—and addresses potential changes to the Risk Management Program. The Rule includes EPA proposed changes concerning the following RMP areas – Independent Third Party Audits, Inherently Safer Technology Assessments, Root Cause Analysis, Enhanced Availability of Information and Emergency Response Enhancements.
The EPA proposed changes have the potential to significantly impact over 12,000 facilities across the United States that are currently subject to RMP regulations. It is important for these facilities to understand the regulatory changes being considered and be prepared to respond. Environmental protection agency has stated its intention to complete a final RMP rule by the end of 2016. Attend this session by expert speaker, Lowell Randel to analyze the proposed changes to the Risk Management Program by attending this session.
Who should attend?
Lowell Randel currently serves as Vice President, Government and Legal Affairs for the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA). He is responsible for advancing the industry’s interests with the U.S. Congress and Administration and helps association members deal with regulatory compliance, with an emphasis on OSHA... More info