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Prevention Program Changes and Streamlining RMP Requirements

October 9, 2014 | 10:00 - 11:00 am CST

The RFI regarding modernizing EPA's RMP Regulation as a result of EO 13650 was published this summer, with comments due by October 29, 2014. This RFI is requesting input from all stakeholders on ideas to improve the RMP standard. These potential changes could significantly increase the regulatory compliance burden/risk for many chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas, and related industries/facilities for:

  • Plant Siting and Buffer Zones
  • New Projects
  • Existing Plant Upgrades
  • Stakeholder Interactions

These webinars will help you:

  • Understand how the rules could change
  • Learn ways to engage with the EO Working Group and regulatory agencies to ensure sensible, effective improvements in the regulatory regime
  • Identify actions you can do now to lessen the impact on your business and improve process safety


Steve Arendt

Steve Arendt is Vice President, Oil, Gas and Chemical for ABS Group. With more than 30 years of experience in chemical process safety and risk management, he has performed hundreds of process safety and security analyses, risk assessments, audits and accident investigations on a variety of oil, gas, chemical and related industry processes.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (ABS Group) and its operating subsidiaries provide risk management solutions and certification services worldwide that help clients address the safety, integrity, quality and environmental efficiency of critical assets and operations. Headquartered in Spring, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1200 professionals across the globe, serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, government, power and energy and industrial sectors. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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