EPA Reform Of SPCC Rule Benefits Small Business

Posted on November 21, 2008. Filed under: Uncategorized |

SBA has worked for years with EPA to get the SPCC rule right for small business,” said Shawne McGibbon, acting Chief Counsel for Advocacy.

A complete chronology of Advocacy’s SPCC activities can be found here and below:

Press Release dated 11/20/08 – The Environmental Protection Agency’s recent actions reforming the Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule contains provisions that will benefit small business.

Letter dated 12/19/06 – Environmental Protection Agency [html], [text] or [PDF File] – Congratulatory letter regarding Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) program;  Fact Sheet Summarizing Advocacy’s Letter.

Letter dated 02/10/06 – Environmental Protection Agency [PDF File] or [text] – Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule; Proposed Amendments; Qualified Facility, Oil-Filled Equipment and Other Revisions; 70 Fed. Reg.75324, December 12, 2005; [PDF File] or [text]  Fact Sheet Summarizing Advocacy’s Letter; SPCC Technical Memorandum by E.H. Pechan & Associates, Inc.

Congressional Testimony dated 12/14/05 – Thomas M. Sullivan, Chief Counsel for Advocacy, testified before the Committee on Environment & Public Works, U.S. Senate on “Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Regulations.” [PDF File]

Comment dated 06/10/04 – Environmental Protection Agency – Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Regulation; Recommendations for Regulatory Revisions; 67 Fed. Reg. 47041 (July 17, 2002).  Fact Sheet Summarizing Advocacy’s Letter; SPCC Report by Jack Faucett Associates.

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