- EPA Issues Hazardous Weather Release Alert
May 24, 2012 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)has issued a Hazardous Weather Release Prevention and Reporting alert to remind facility managers about certain regulations that require minimization of chemical releases during process shutdown operations.
Issued at the start of hurricane season, the report is designed to increase awareness among facility managers about their obligation to operate facilities safely and report chemical releases in a timely manner. The alert specifies operational release minimization requirements and clarifies reporting requirements, including exemptions.
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