Pennsylvania Risk Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania Risk Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Accidental release and risk management program: 40 CFR 68

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Allegheny County accidental release and risk management program: Allegheny County Health Department Rules and Regulations, Article XXI, Section 2104.08

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Waste, Air, Radiation and Remediation Management Bureau of Air Quality

Allegheny County Health Department

City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health Air Management Services (AMS)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Pennsylvania has not taken delegation of the risk management program. Allegheny County has incorporated by reference the federal requirements. Facilities required to develop a risk management program and submit a risk management plan (RMP) should follow the federal program. For more information, see the national section RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.

For Title V sources required to develop an RMP, the requirements of the plan will be included in the facility's Title V operating permit as applicable requirements. Such sources are responsible for certifying compliance with the requirements of the risk management program as part of the annual Title V operating permit compliance certification. For more information, see the national section TITLE V.

Administration and enforcement. Allegheny County Health Department implements the risk management program within its jurisdiction, and EPA Region 3 will be implementing the program throughout the remainder of Pennsylvania. DEP and the local regulatory ...


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