Government Affairs

Michigan Proposes Amended VOC Rules for Consumer Products and AIM Coatings

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On Sept. 26, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, & Energy (MI EGLE) issued a proposed rule package related to volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions. The proposal includes amendments to Michigan’s consumer products rule, as well the state’s VOC rule for Architectural and Industrial Maintenance (AIM) coatings.

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EPA Proposes Amendments to Risk Management Program

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On Aug. 31, EPA proposed amendments to the Risk Management Program  (RMP) – Safer Communities by Chemical Accident Prevention. Per EPA, the proposed amendments seek to improve chemical process safety; assist in planning, preparedness, and responding to RMP-reportable accidents; and improve public awareness of chemical hazards at regulated sources.

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ACA Submits Comments to EPA Proposed Amendments to NESHAP for MCM

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Earlier this month, ACA submitted comments to U.S. EPA on the agency’s proposed amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Miscellaneous Coating Manufacturing (MCM) facilities. The proposed amendments would establish inorganic HAP standards for process vessels, following the mandated technology review conducted under the Clean Air Act.

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