EPDM group issues VOC regulation alert

As part of its advocacy efforts, the EPDM Roofing Association has issued updated information regarding volatile organic compound (VOC) regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency in the VOC Emissions Control Area in Richmond, Va.

The new regulations became effective Oct. 1 and will be implemented March 1, 2014. Affected Virginia areas include Charles, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and Prince George counties as well as the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond. The action extends regulations adopted for the Fredericksburg and Northern Virginia regions in 2010.

For details about the regulations, visit the Virginia Register of Regulations at www.townhall.virginia.gov/l/viewstage.cfm?stageid=5678&display=general.