How to Prepare your Facility for a Weather Emergency

Weather events impact small businesses every day. In fiscal year 2015, the U.S. Small Business Administration provided 46,000 businesses and individuals with $2.8 billion in disaster loans. “No business owner wants to think it will happen to them,” admits Bob Freitag, president...

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MCAQD EI Survey Forms have been sent

The Maricopa County Air Quality Department's (MCAQD) Emissions Inventory (EI) Unit distributed Emissions Inventory (EI) Survey Forms at the end of February 2016.  Emissions Inventory Survey Forms are due May 25, 2016. At the beginning of each year, the EI unit distributes reporting...

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Community Right-to-Know: SARA Title III: Tier II Reporting

SARA Title III: Basic Explanation of Section 312 The Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), which is also called SARA Title III, was enacted in October of 1986. It allows states and local emergency planning committees to...

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Facility Inspection : 4 Steps to Prepare

STEP 1: Develop a permit with your facility conditions in mind When applying for a permit, get involved in the process and communicate your facility conditions to the regulatory authority. Many regulatory requirements mandate a specific method of compliance. However, if...

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Spill Prevention and Response

Prevention The primary elements of preventing and minimizing the consequences of emergency spill situations are prevention and preparation. Each person should ask themselves "what can I do to prevent and prepare for emergency spill incidents?" A key component to spill prevention...

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