EPCRA Section 313 Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting season is approaching. For those companies who have to report, reports are due annually no later than July 1 for the prior calendar year. Each year I encounter small businesses which struggle to understand applicability of this regulation to their facilities and to chemicals they use, import, […]
As we wrote in an earlier post, TRI collects information to track industry progress in reducing waste generation and moving towards safer waste management alternatives. This search tool shows how facilities in your neighborhood compare to similar facilities across the country when it comes to pollution prevention progress. This tool also helps in: 1) Tracking […]
It’s a busy time of year for environmental managers. Several common environmental reports have March 1 reporting deadlines. Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Sections 311-312 inventory reports are due March 1. US EPA has a lot of useful information and references at its EPCRA Sections 311-312 webpage. Additionally, Kentucky has published a 2014 […]
Engineers at Smith Management Group are prepared to assist our clients in complying with New Source Performance Standards (NSPSs) for the Oil and Natural Gas Sector. Storage tanks used in oil or natural gas production and transmission are subject to EPA’s 2012 NSPS for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) if they have the potential to emit […]
EPA has issued a new rule regarding Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) requirements. The new rule requires companies that are required to file annual TRI reports to submit them through a new digital reporting tool called TRI-MEweb The new reporting rule takes effect on January 14, 2014 with report submittals due July 1 of each year.