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News & Highlights
- Risk Management Program (RMP) Request for Information (RFI) soon to be published
- NCP Product Schedule and Technical Notebook (July 2014)
- Executive Order 13650: Report for the President
- Area Contingency Planning Handbook (March 2014)
- Executive Order Progress Update: February 2014
- Interim Chemical Accident Prevention Advisory: Design of LPG Installations at Natural Gas Processing Plants
- Executive Order Progress Update: Solicitation of Public Input on Options for Policy, Regulation, and Standards Modernization
- Executive Order on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security
- Revised SPCC Guidance for Regional Inspectors
- Chemical Advisory – Solid Ammonium Nitrate (AN) Storage, Handling and Management
- Revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Hazard Communication Standards (HCS)
- Voluntary Guidelines for Methamphetamine Laboratory Cleanup