Safety and responsible care

达科他气的 设施, Great Plains Synfuels Plant, is member of the American Chemistry Council's 责任关怀®, a voluntary program to achieve improvements in environmental, 健康 and 安全 performance beyond levels required by the U.S. 政府.

Dakota Gas plays an active role in its Local 紧急 Planning Committee (LEPC) and a Dakota Gas employee serves as a member of the LEPC Board.

A U.S. 环境al Protection Agency (EPA) regulation requires Dakota Gas to develop, 总结, and publish a risk management program (RMP) that is available to the public to encourage community dialogue about how to prevent chemical accidents and reduce risk.


自1988年以来,美国一直在.S. Chemical industry, through the American Chemistry Council, has implemented 责任关怀®, a voluntary program to achieve improvements in environmental, 健康, security and 安全 performance beyond levels required by the U.S. 政府.

The program has resulted in significant reductions in releases to air, 土地和水, major improvements in workplace and community 安全, and expanded programs to research and test chemicals for potential 健康 and environmental impacts.

责任关怀 Guiding Principles

Chemistry is essential to the products and services that help make our lives safer, 更健康更好. Through the 责任关怀 initiative and the 责任关怀 Global Charter our industry has made a worldwide commitment to improve our environmental, 健康, 安全 and security performance. Accordingly, we believe and subscribe to the following principles:

  • To lead our companies in ethical ways that increasingly benefit society, the economy and the environment.
  • To design and develop products that can be manufactured, 运输, used and disposed of or recycled safely.
  • 与客户合作, 航空公司, 供应商, distributors and contractors to foster the safe and secure use, transport and disposal of chemicals and provide hazard and risk information that can be accessed and applied in their operations and products.
  • To design and operate our facilities in a safe, secure and environmentally sound manner.
  • To instill a culture throughout all levels of our organizations to continually identify, reduce and manage process 安全 risks.
  • To promote pollution prevention, minimization of waste and conservation of energy and other critical resources at every stage of the life cycle of our products.
  • To cooperate with 政府s at all levels and organizations in the development of effective and efficient 安全, 健康, environmental and security laws, 法规和标准.
  • To support education and research on the 健康, 安全, environmental effects and security of our products and processes.
  • 沟通产品, service and process risks to our stakeholders and listen to and consider their perspectives.
  • To make continual progress towards our goal of no accidents, injuries or harm to human 健康 and the environment from our products and operations and openly report our 健康, 安全, environmental and security performance.
  • To seek continual improvement in our integrated 责任关怀 Management System to address environmental, 健康, 安全 and security performance.
  • To promote 责任关怀 by encouraging and assisting others to adhere to these Guiding Principles.

For more information, please visit the American Chemistry Council's website at