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Presenter Eric Lassalle 111 N. Church St. Smithfield, VA 23430 (757) 356-6703 Cell (757) 613-1287
What is ECAP? Environmental Compliance Assessment Program (ECAP) Third Party Audit Team –Smithfield Foods, Inc. –Hunton & Williams, LLP –Third Party Compliance Assessor
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
Why ECAP? Assess Compliance Status –Find and correct non-compliance –Implement best practices Benchmark Performance Training Mechanism Goal –100% Compliance, 100% of the Time!
When – ECAP Cycle Year 1 – ECAP Year 2 & 3 – OFF Year 4 – ECAP Schedule may be adjusted by Smithfield Foods, Inc. for extenuating circumstances.
ECAP Process Pre-Assessment Questionnaire Site Visit Final draft of Finding & Recommendations Report & Score (for internal use only) Follow-up (provided as needed)
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%
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)).
HOW TO PASS! 1.UPDATE & IMPLEMENT PLANS 2.TRAIN, RE-TRAIN & DOCUMENT 3.READ YOUR PERMITS & PLANS (e.g., NPDES, Pretreatment, AIR Permits, SPCC Plan or SW3P) and understand WHAT, WHEN, WHO, & HOW is required! 4.IMPLEMENT & MAINTAIN Stormwater BMP’s 5.Maintain, Document, Communicate & VERIFY!!! –Keep detailed and organized files –Communicate – no surprises, ask for help, follow-up