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EPA to Review Emission Factors at Refineries and Chemical Plants

A lawsuit was brought against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by Air Alliance Houston, Community In-Power and Development Association (CIDA), Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (TEJAS) – represented by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP).  The lawsuit … Continue reading

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Residual Risk: NESHAP for Petroleum Refineries

In 1995 the Petroleum Refinery National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) was finalized. EPA has been evaluating the risk remaining after this date and has issued a proposed regulation on September 4th, 2007 to address this residual risk. … Continue reading

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Katrina Raises Questions on Chemical Risk Management

By Peter S. Puglionesi, P.E., DEE  – an EES Associate (for Peter’s bio click here) Emergency planners around the country are re-assessing their ability to cope with a major disaster. News media have gone beyond wind and water damage to … Continue reading

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