Rancho LPG Tanks Issue
►Executive Order — Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security (released August 2013). Link to document
►EPA Memo on Restriction of Information. Download document.
►January 24, 2014 Listening Session (In-Person and Teleconference) – Houston, TX (Day) Details here.
►Executive Order 13650, Section 6(a) – Solicitation of Public Input on Options for Policy, Regulation, and Standards Modernization. Download document.
►Congresswoman Hahn’s letter dated August 1, 2013 Re: Rancho Hazardous Facility Field Hearing
►Rep. Waxman Calls on DHS to Review Risks at Rancho Facility
Congressman Waxman issued the following press release July 31, 2013:
Download Here: Press Release and Letter Waxman sent to the Secretary of Homeland Security
►Update from August stakeholder meeting on Ranch Tanks (by Chuck Hart)
Authored by: Connie Ruttor Environmental Specialist with 20 years experience in the industry. Download document here.
►Noel Weiss provided these documents at the HANC meeting in August 2013:
1. LA City Resolution 10-000-2-S91 on above ground storage of hazardous materials. He would like the City of RPV to introduce this resolution, and CD15 to act on it. LA City Resolution 10-0002-S91 Hazmat Materials 091410
►2013 Draft State Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (SHMP) – 30-Day Open Public Review and Comment. http://hazardmitigation.calema.ca.gov./plan/state_multi-hazard_mitigation_plan_shmp_commenting_2013►LINK TO “STORAGE TANK SAFETY” on Councilman Joe Buscaino’s website: http://la15th.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page
►EPA ISSUES RANCHO LPG NOTICE OF VIOLATIONS: Download letter here.►CHIEF LEGISLATIVE ANALYST REPORT (February 2013). Download Report here.
PHILLIPS 66 FACILITY INFO
►Posted 12/3/12: Letter from Phillips 66 related to meeting with SP Homeowners Assoc.
RANCHO LPG FACILITY INFO:
►Posted October 30, 2012 – October 23rd City Council Motion Re: Possibility of the Port of LA annexing the Parcel of Property housing Rancho LPG to give jurisdiction to the Board of Harbor Commissioners. Link to motion.
►Posted October 9, 2012 – Rancho Palos Verdes City Council addresses the Rancho LPG issue (links below):
City Staff has been briefing the Rancho Palos Verdes City Council on issues related to the Rancho LPG facility in San Pedro for the past two (2) years as a part of the regular, bi-monthly Border Issues Status Reports. On August 21, 2012, Councilwoman Susan Brooks asked the City Council to consider agendizing a discussion of this facility as a separate agenda item at a future City Council meeting. You may review the video of the City Council’s August 21st discussion and Councilwoman Brooks’ memorandum at the following links:
This matter has been scheduled for the City Council meeting of October 16, 2012, which begins at 7:00 PM at Hesse Park Community Building, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Staff intends to prepare a report asking the City Council to: 1) consider a range of options for responding to community concerns about this facility; and 2) provide direction to Staff as deemed appropriate. The Staff report for this item should be posted on the City’s website (http://www.palosverdes.com/rpv) by Thursday or Friday of next week.
►Posted October 2, 2012 – Read Councilman Joe’s Motion here: Rancho LPG and Public Safety Motion
►Posted May 2, 2012 Motion introduced by Councilmember Buscaino regarding Safety of Liquid Storage Facilities:http://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2011/11-1813-s1_mot_5-02-12.pdf
►Posted April 4, 2012 Congresswoman Janice Hahn’s letter to EPA Re: Rancho LPG. Download.
►Posted October 15, 2011 LA Times Article. Read here.
►Posted Sept. 22, 2011: Reply to Anthony Patchett letter from City Attorney. Download.
►Posted Sept. 12, 2011: Letter from NWSPNC to City Attorney Carmen Trutanich regarding Rancho Holdings use of Rail Line over City Property. Download.
►Posted August 29, 2011: Letter from Richard Vladovic to City Attorney Carmen Trutanich. Download here.
►Posted September 12, 2011: EPA commissioned Michigan Tech Report (as discussed at NWSPNC Meeting of 9/12/11) Download.
►Posted October, 2010: Quantitative Risk Analysis for Gaffey St. Butane Storage Facility by Cornerstone Technologies. Report can be downloaded here. (Large file may take a few minutes to download).
►October 27, 2010. Response to Quantitative Risk Analysis by Rancho Holdings. Download letter and Quest Report here. (Large file may take a few minutes to download).