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Hexavalent Chromium Emissions Working Group Meeting #6

  The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) staff invites you to attend Working Group Meeting #6 for discussion on Proposed Amended Rule (PAR) 1469 – Hexavalent Chromium Emissions from Chrome Plating and Chromic Acid Anodizing Operations.   The meeting will focus on responses to comments from Working Group Meeting #5 in addition to discussion on preliminary draft rule language. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at:   SCAQMD Headquarters Conference Room GB 21865 Copley

MFASC Golf Tournament Makes an Impact on Advocacy Efforts

The 25th annual MFASC Golf Tournament and Association Fundraiser was held on May 22, 2017, at Industry Hills Golf Course. Thank you all our sponsor and participants. As a result, the association raised more than $ 25,000.00 to help with current legislative and legal issues. Super Sponsor Platinum Sponsors Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsor Beverage Cart Sponsor   Tee Sponsor   Golf Ball

Legislation Day 2017

MFASC/MFANC Legislation Day was held this year from May 8-9, 2017, in Sacramento, Ca. Twenty members representing both California associations attended this year and walked the capital to support the surface finishing industry.

MFASC Representatives at Washington Forum Last Week

As a member of the finishing community, the NASF Washington Forum gives members access to lawmakers, as well as face-to-face opportunities to discuss vital legislative and regulatory issues impacting the industry.   This year’s event included more than 16 hours of presentations and networking, followed by a full day of meetings with legislators and congressional staff. On the agenda were briefings by top industry officials, senior federal agency representatives, congressional staff and other community members presenting critical updates on the status of

Don’t miss the SCAQMD Dinner Meeting

Are you planning to attend the May 17, 2017, MFASC Dinner Meeting regarding an urgent update on SCAQMD Rules 1469 & 1426? We’d love to see you there if you are covered under Rules 1469 and or 1426, covering chromic anodizing and chrome plating operations. If you haven’t registered yet, there is now also a way to sign up online (as well as via the registration form attached).   SCAQMD is currently working on amending both of these rules with the possibility

2017- 2018 MFASC Storm Water Compliance Group

If you are planning on remaining in the MFASC Storm Water Compliance Group and/or join it, it’s time to register for the 2017-2018 Storm Water Reporting Year.   Please click here for the Storm Water Compliance Group registration form and return it to Bernie Moore as soon as you can. Bernie@MooreCompliance.com   Just a reminder: The mandatory Storm Water training class is May 17, 2017. If you plan on remaining in the Compliance Group you must attend the training class. Click

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Plan ahead with the AQMD checklist

Alert Alert Got Hex Chrome? Got AQMD Permits? Are you ready for the AQMD Inspection Teams? At the current time AQMD has two different inspection teams in use. One team (good cop) will may make an appointment to visit to “gather information”. The other team (bad cop) will just show up and their goal is there to find the “fly poop in the pepper” and issue NOVs. They may even be joined by your local CUPA inspector, Sanitation, CAL/OSHA, the Water Board, etc. BE

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Sign Up to Discuss SCAQMD Rules 1426 & 1469 at May 17 Dinner Meeting

The Metal Finishing Associations of California invite you to sign up with the attached form to attend the May 17, 2017, MFASC Dinner Meeting regarding an urgent update on SCAQMD Rules 1469 and 1426. Please plan to attend if you are covered under Rules 1469 and or 1426, involving chromic anodizing and chrome plating operations.   SCAQMD is currently working on amending both of these rules with the possibility of combining. The new rule could have a devastating effect on the industry in

Orange County Register Discusses Air Quality Regulations

The Metal Finishing Association of Southern California (MFASC) is currently working to keep all members updated on issues regarding SCAQMD and air quality regulating. This article from the Orange County Register discusses enforcement in Paramount. We will be sending out regular update emails about important meetings and developments regarding SCAQMD. Thank you to everyone that showed up last week to the first working meeting regarding the rewriting of Rules 1469 and 1426. The association showed up with strength and asked many