Links to Government Resources

Resources by Agency

Army Corps of Engineers

Nationwide Permits   
Information on current nationwide permits and final decision documents

Coast Guard

Office of Port and Facility Compliance  
Information for facilities subject to the Marine Transportation Security Act (MTSA) and Transportation Workers Identification Credentials (TWIC) requirements

Department of Homeland Security

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)
Information on chemicals of interest and regulatory requirements for covered facilities

Department of Energy

Energy Information Administration  
Publishes information and analysis on the state of energy, including forecasts of energy market trends

Energy Waiver Library  
Consolidates common waiver and special permit resources for energy emergencies and natural disasters.

Environmental Protection Agency

Clean Air Act (CAA)
Information on the CAA and associated regulations

Clean Water Act (CWA)
Information on the CWA and associated regulations

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
Information on reporting and emergency planning requirements for facilities that handle hazardous substances

Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
Information on the RFS program, including renewable fuel volume requirements and renewable identification numbers (RINs)

Risk Management Plan (RMP) Program
Information on RMP requirements, plan submission instructions, and guidance for industry

Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC)
Information on SPCC plan requirements for regulated facilities

Substance Registry Services (SRS)  
Searchable database that lists all regulations that reference a specific chemical substance

Waters of the United States (WOTUS)
Information on the definition of "Waters of the United States," which provides the scope of jurisdiction for Clean Water Act programs 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
International standard for physical, health and environmental hazard classification and labeling

Hazard Communication
Information on labeling and communication requirements for hazardous chemicals in the workplace 

Injury and Illness Recordkeeping
Information on workplace injury and illness recordkeeping and electronic submission requirements

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Office of Pipeline Safety
Information on pipeline regulatory requirements, inspection, and enforcement

Additional Government Resources

Government Printing Office
Publishes Congressional and Presidential documents and reports, and other government publications 

Federal Register Notice Archive
Searchable database of previously published federal agency rules and notices, and Presidential Executive Orders

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations  
Currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations

Emergency Response Resources

Includes links to information and reports for areas affected by natural disasters and other emergency events. 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 
Provides information on financial and physical assistance resources during national emergencies.

Department of Energy (DOE) Situation Reports
Provides detailed information on storm impacts and the energy industry's recovery and restoration activities.  

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel Waivers
Centralized location containing links to temporary fuel waivers during fuel supply disruptions. 

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Waivers
Contains information on regulations for those providing direct emergency assistance following emergency declarations.  

Oil and Natural Gas Industry Preparedness Handbook 
This strategy document provides federal, state, and local officials an overview of the oil and natural gas supply chain and ensures that roles, responsibilities, and needs are clearly identfied prior to any events that may affect the integrity of oil and natural gas systems.