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Texas Port Transportation Corridors: Critical for Industry Economic Success

By Hector L. Rivero, President & CEO, Texas Chemical Council and the Association of Chemical Industry of Texas.

The need for Texas Port Transportation Corridors is critical for chemical industry economic success. These port corridors will ensure a safe and efficient route for industries near our Texas ports to transport container shipments for export to their customers. Port Transportation Corridors will make Texas more competitive with ports around the world by utilizing special “heavy haul” corridors requiring state permits that allow manufacturers to safely transport full container shipments to nearby ports.

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EPA Issues Temporary Stay on Final Risk Management Plan Rule (3-13-2017)

On Monday, March 13th, at the request of an industry coalition, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), issued a temporary stay on its rule that would impose additional requirements on facilities under its Risk Management Plan (RMP) facility accident prevention program (“RMP Rule”). The stay was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, March 16th.

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