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Industry May Seek EPA Guide To Ease Strict 'Off-Site' Enforcement Reviews

October 31, 2017
Industry officials may ask the Trump administration to provide greater clarity on how EPA reviews facilities' analysis of the potential impacts of accidental “off site” releases as agency enforcement officials are maintaining the Obama EPA's stepped up scrutiny of the analyses, an industry attorney says. EPA's Risk Management Plan (RMP) facility accident prevention rule requires companies to conduct an off-site consequence analysis (OCA) of a worst-case release of hazardous substances. Although facilities submit OCAs to EPA, the attorney says RMP...


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