Chemicals are an essential part of our everyday lives, and manufacturers prudently engage in risk management planning and invest in security as a necessary component of their business operations and to assure customer confidence. Manufacturers are committed to protecting the environment, and the health and safety of their workers and communities. We are growing concerned, however, with some of the new requirements in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed revisions to its Risk Management Program, which deals with onsite storage of chemicals at manufacturing facilities.
The new standards will impact manufacturers in numerous sectors, including pulp and paper, refining, chemical manufacturing, wholesalers, iron and steel, pharmaceuticals, fertilizers, coal products, food manufacturing, plastics, cement, and energy producers and utilities. Read More