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Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

Term to describe a general type of management system intended to help a company plan for and meet its environmental responsibilities.
Overview
Regulatory Deadlines Information
EMS Implementation Guide for the Specialty-Batch Chemicals Sector, Produced by EPA & SOCMA
EMS Documention (PDF)
EMS Audits (PDF)
EPA-Sponsored EMS Source Documents (PDF)
List of Requirements for an EMS (PDF)
Chemical Industry Links for EMS
What do each of the laws require?
Performance Track Offers Value for Chemical Industry
What's Ahead in Environmental Management for 2005?
Understanding and Using EPA's Chemical Industry Compliance Improvement Tool
04/22/09 - Chemical Sector Security Summit, June 29-July 1, 2009, Baltimore, MD
04/22/09 - EPA Finds Greenhouse Gases Pose Threat to Public Health and Welfare / Proposed Finding Comes in Response to 2007 Supreme Courting Ruling
04/06/09 - Small Business Environmental Home Page Has New Look
03/10/09 - EPA settles with Specialty Chemical Manufacturer on RCRA Haz Waste Violations
01/09/09 - 5th Global Congress on Process Safety April 26-30, 2009, Tampa, FLA
12/19/08 - ExxonMobil to Pay Penalty for Violating Agreement
12/10/08 - Record Pollutant Reductions From EPA's Environmental Enforcement in 2008: Nearly 3.9 Billion Pounds of Pollution Prevented
11/24/08 - Catalytic Coating Manufacturer Fined for Failing to Submit Toxic Chemical Reports on Nitrates
01/25/08 - Understanding ISO 14001, April 8, 2008, Raleigh, NC




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