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More Delays in SPCC Rule

EPA announced it is proposing yet another delay in the implementation of the “new” SPCC regulations, originally published in 2001. EPA states: Types of facilities that may be eligible for the proposed one year extension: Oil production, farms, electric utility plants, petroleum refining and related industries, chemical manufacturing, food manufacturing, …

EPA Writes Another Chapter in the SPCC Rule Novel

Today, EPA announced a final regulation that amends certain requirements for facilities subject to the Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule.  The amendments clarify regulatory requirements, tailor requirements to particular industry sectors, and streamline certain requirements for a facility owner or operator subject to the rule. This rulemaking marks the …