An organization is required to identify and have access to all applicable legal and other requirements (e.g., laws and local ordinances) with which it chooses to comply (i.e., voluntary standards) related to its environmental aspects (i.e., interactions with the environment). These requirements must be taken into account when the organization establishes and maintains its EMS, particularly when it sets the objectives and targets that will determine the level of environmental performance it wishes to achieve.
Region 7 has developed a procedure for determining which legal and other requirements apply to the activities conducted within the scope of our EMS, and has compiled a list of these requirements which is provided below. If you have questions about the Region 7 EMS, please use the Contact Us link to send us a message.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Operating Procedure For Legal and Other Requirements of the Region 7 EMS (PDF)(5 pp, 37 K, 1/28/2016)
- List of Legal and Other Requirements of the Region 7 EMS - FY 2016 Cycle (PDF)(6 pp, 48 K, 11/17/2015)