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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS GUIDANCE MANUAL

  TABLE OF CONTENTS

TOPICS

DISCLAIMER

INTRODUCTION

A.  REASON FOR NEW ORDINANCE

B.  MANAGEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT

C.  FUNCTION OF ORDINANCE

Hazardous Materials Management Plan

Hazardous Materials Inventory Statement

Emergency Response Planning

Employee Training

D.  PURPOSE OF GUIDANCE MANUAL

 

CHAPTER 1

APPLICABILITY

A.  WHO AND WHAT ARE AFFECTED?

B.  WHAT IS NOT AFFECTED?

C.  TYPES OF FACILITIES EXPLAINED

D.  SELECTED DEFINITIONS

CHAPTER 2

GENERAL PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS

A.  SELECTED DEFINITIONS

B.  PERMITTING

Who Must Have a Permit?

What Is The Cost of a Permit?

What Is The Procedure For Applying For a Permit?

How Long Does it Take to Get a Permit?

What If There Is Only a Temporary Storage Need?

Who Gives Final Approval And Issues a Permit?

What Information Is on The Issued Permit?

What If a Change Is Needed After The Permit Is Issued?

When Does The Permit Become Effective And What Is The Term?

How Is Permit Renewal Handled?

Can a Permit Be Transferred to a New Facility Owner?

Can a Permit Application Be Denied?

C.  APPEALS

If a Permit Is Denied, What Is The Appeal Mechanism?

D.  REMEDIAL ACTION

 

CHAPTER 3

LONG TERM STORAGE FACILITIES

A.  SELECTED DEFINITIONS

B.  SUBPART A: LONG TERM STORAGE FACILITIES

C.  REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW LONG TERM STORAGE FACILITIES (LTSF)

D.  STANDARDS FOR EXISTING LONG TERM STORAGE FACILITIES (LTSF)

E.  PREPARATION OF THE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT PLAN (HMMP)

F.  LONG TERM MINIMAL STORAGE FACILITIES

G.  EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANS (ERP)

H.  EMPLOYEE TRAINING

I.  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INVENTORY STATEMENT (HMIS)

J.  PERMITTEE INSPECTIONS AND RECORDS

 

CHAPTER 4

SHORT TERM, TEMPORARY, AND OUT-OF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES

A.  SELECTED DEFINITIONS

B.  SUBPART B: SHORT TERM STORAGE FACILITY (STSF)

C.  SUBPART C: TEMPORARY STORAGE FACILITY

D.  OUT OF SERVICE FACILITIES

CHAPTER 5
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS DISCHARGES, EMERGENCY RESPONSE MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW

A.  SELECTED DEFINITIONS

B.  INCIDENT OR SPILL REPORTING – ORDINANCE REQUIREMENTS

Report If The Discharge Is at a Long Term or Temporary Storage Facility

Report If The Discharge Is at a Short Term Storage Facility

What Must Be Included in The Report to The Fire Department?

Who Is Responsible For Cleanup of The Discharge?

Is Waste Generated in a Cleanup Considered Hazardous Waste?

What Is The City’s Role in Response to Unauthorized Discharges?

Who Is Responsible for the Cost of Remediation?

Does the City Charge for Responses?

Indemnification

Contractor to Notify City

C.  INCIDENT OR SPILL REPORTING – REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

US DOT’s 49 CFR PART 171

US DOT’s Immediate Notice Requirements & Detailed Incident Reports

US EPA’s Emergency Release Notification

National Response Center Reporting

D.  EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING – ORDINANCE REQUIREMENTS

Long Term Storage Facilities

Short Term Storage Facilities

Long Term Minimal Storage Facilities

Emergency Equipment

Posting of Emergency Procedures

E.  EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING – REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

US DOT’s ER Requirements

49 CFR 172, Subpart G

49 CFR PART 177

US EPA’s Requirement For ER

OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response Planning

Emergency Action Plans

Medical Services and First Aid

Employee Alarm Systems

Personal Protective Equipment

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

F.  COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW EPA/TNRCC REQUIREMENTS

EPA 40 CFR 370 Hazardous Chemical Reporting; Community Right-to-Know

 
CHAPTER 6
EMPLOYEE R-T-K, EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND TRAINING RECORDS

A.  ORDINANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYEE TRAINING

Long Term Storage Facilities

Short Term Facilities

Temporary Storage Facilities

Vehicles Used in Hazardous Materials Transportation

B.  REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYEE TRAINING          

US DOT Regulations

OSHA Regulations

Texas Hazard Communication Act

Emergency Response Training

HAZWOPER   29 CFR 1910.120

C.  RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS

CHAPTER 7
TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

A.  SELECTED DEFINITIONS

B.  VEHICLES USED IN HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION

C.  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFE TRANSPORTATION ROUTES

D.  RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION  (RESERVED)   33-33

E.  INSPECTION OF RADIOACTIVE  SHIPMENTS (RESERVED)   33-34 

CHAPTER 8
INSPECTIONS ENFORCEMENT AND MISCELLANEOUS

A.  INSPECTIONS AND ENFORCEMENT

B.  MISCELLANEOUS

CHAPTER 9
PROCEDURES AND FORMS

APPENDICES

Appendix A  – Selected Federal and State of Texas Regulations

Appendix B    City of Laredo Hazardous Materials Ordinance

 

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