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ECAP “BE PREPARED” Eric Lassalle Smithfield Foods, Inc. Environmental Training San Antonio, TX August 2011.

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2 ECAP “BE PREPARED” Eric Lassalle Smithfield Foods, Inc. Environmental Training San Antonio, TX August 2011

3 What is ECAP? Environmental Compliance Assessment Program (ECAP) Third Party Audit Team –Smithfield Foods, Inc. –Hunton & Williams, LLP –ERM or Gannett Flemming Program is confidential “Attorney Client Privileged” & not for external use outside the company.

4 Our Mission To be a trusted, respected, and ethical food industry leader that excels at bringing delicious and nutritious meat and specialty food products to millions every day while setting industry standards for corporate social responsibility.

5 Our Core Values We will constantly strive: –To produce safe, high quality, nutritious food. –To be an employer of choice. –To advance animal welfare. –To protect the environment. –To have a positive impact on our communities.

6 ECAP Focus Areas 1.Wastewater 2.Storm Water 3.Drinking Water 4.Water Rights 5.Air 6.RCRA Non-hazardous, Hazardous and Universal Waste 7.Community Right-to-Know 8.Material Management 9.FIFRA Pesticides 10.Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Materials 11.Asbestos - Disposal 12.Superfund 13.Wetlands 14.Lead-based Paint 15.Groundwater Monitoring and Underground Injection Wells 16.Risk Management Planning 17.Medical Waste 18.Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Planning 19.OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations Requirements 20.Regulated Refrigerant (CFC/HCFC) Management 21.Environmental Management System Practices 22.Facility, Food & Bio Security 23.Greenhouse Gases

7 Why ECAP? Assess Compliance Status –Find and correct non-compliance –Implement best practices Benchmark Performance Training Mechanism Goal –100% Compliance, 100% of the Time!

8 When – ECAP Cycle Year 1 – ECAP Year 2 & 3 – OFF Year 4 – ECAP ~Schedule may be adjusted by Smithfield Foods, Inc. for extenuating circumstances.

9 ECAP Process Pre-Assessment Questionnaire Site Visit Final draft of Finding & Recommendations –All ducuments shall be maintained only on the Hunton & Williams workroom –Documentation is not permitted to be transmitted by email, fax, & other electronic media. Report & Score (for internal use only) Follow-up (provided as needed)

10 ECAP Scoring Areas  Each facility is scored based directly on the number and priority of findings Scores from Each Section% of Score I.Wastewater2.0/4.050% II.Storm Water1.0/4.025% III.Drinking Water & Water Rights4.0/4.0100% IV.Air and Regulated Ref. Management3.0/4.075% V.RCRA, Superfund, & PCB2.0/4.050% VI.Community Right-to-Know3.0/4.075% VII.Material Storage & SPCC1.0/4.025% VIII.Asbestos2.0/4.050% IX.Risk Management Plan4.0/4.0100% X.Miscellaneous3.0/4.075% a. Wetlands and waterways b. Lead-based paint c. Groundwater monitoring d. Medical waste e. OSHA's Haz. Wst. Op. Requirements f. FIFRA Average Facility Score:2.5/4.063%

11 ECAP Scoring Criteria 4Absence of any priority A, B or C findings. 3Absence of any priority A and not more than one priority B findings. 2At least one priority A finding and/or more than one priority B findings. 1More than one priority A finding, or at least one significant priority A finding (e.g., missing permit or plan; reportable violation(s)).

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13 TOP 10 FINDINGS

14 #1. SPILL PREVENTION CONTROL & COUNTERMEASURE (SPCC) UPDATE & IMPLEMENT - Incomplete Plans TRAINING - Records SPILLED MATERIALS INSPECTIONS & TESTING

15 #2. STORMWATER (SW3P) UPDATE & IMPLEMENT - Incomplete Plans FOLLOW PERMIT REQUIREMENTS BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (BMP’s) TRAINING - Records INSPECTIONS RECORDKEEPING UDATE SITE DRAWINGS with STORMWATER FEATURES

16 #3. COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW (EPCRA) TIER II & FORM R INACCURATE REPORTING - Sodium Nitrate? MISSING RECORDS/RECORDS RETENTION REVISE DESIGNATE EMERGENCY COORDINATOR

17 #4. RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN UPDATE & IMPLEMENT PROCESS HAZARD ANALYSIS (PHA’s) TRAINING RECORDKEEPING COMPLIANCE AUDIT STANDARD OPERATING PROCEEDURES (SOP’s)

18 #5. AIR INCONSISTENT PERMIT FOLLOW PERMIT REQUIREMENTS OPACITY LACKS PERMIT/REGISTRATION TRAINING RECORDKEEPING REPAIR & MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT REGULATED REFRIGERANTS

19 #6. WASTEWATER FOLLOW PERMIT REQUIREMENTS UPGRADE & REPAIR NEED PERMIT SYSTEM DRAWINGS PROCEEDURES ACCIDENTAL RELEASE/SLUG CONTROL PLANS

20 #7. RESOURCE CONSERVATION & RECOVERY ACT (RCRA) WASTE CHARACTERIZATION MANAGE & PROPERLY DISPOSE LABELING & DATING FLOURESCENT LAMPS TRAINING RECORDKEEPING PERMITS/REGISTRATION CORPORATE POLICY

21 #8. MATERIAL MANAGEMENT PERMIT/REGISTRATION (Tanks) LABELING SPILLED MATERIALS PARTS WASHERS TRAINING & RECORDS

22 #9. USED OIL Unlabeled Containers Mislabeled Containers –“Used Oil” not “Waste Oil”

23 #10 Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) Recordkeeping –Contractor Certification –Leak Rate Calculations –Follow-up Verification Testing

24 HOW TO “BE PREPARED”! 1.READ YOUR PERMITS & PLANS (e.g., NPDES, Pretreatment, AIR Permits, SPCC Plan or SW3P) and understand WHAT, WHEN, WHO, & HOW is required! 2. MAINTAIN UPDATED & IMPLEMENTED PLANS 3. TRAIN, RE-TRAIN & DOCUMENT 4. Maintain, Document, Communicate & VERIFY!!! –Keep detailed and organized files –Communicate – no surprises, ask for help, follow-up

25 Thank You! Questions? Comments?


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