Category: Reporting

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OSHA Delays Injury and Illness Reporting Deadline

On May 17, OSHA announced that it has delayed the July 1 filing deadline for injury and illness electronic reporting. The new filing deadline has yet to be determined, and no reason has been given yet for the postponement.

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EPA Issues Draft Guidance for Nanochemical Reporting

Following up on its final reporting and recordkeeping rule for manufactured (including imported) or processed nanoscale chemicals (January 12, 2017, FR), the EPA has issued a draft guidance document providing responses to questions the Agency has received from manufacturers and processors subject to the rule. The draft guidance is available for a 30-day public comment […]


Infographic: It’s TRI Reporting Time!

The July 1 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting deadline will be here before you know it. This infographic provides essential information to help determine if you need to report, along with some helpful tips for preparing and submitting a TRI report.


Should 9,500 Pounds of 1-Bromopropane Used at a Facility Be Included in the TRI Report?

Q. If a facility uses 9,500 pounds (lb) of 1-bromopropane for reporting year 2016, should it be included in the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report? A. 1-bromopropane is on the list of chemicals required to be included in the 2016 Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reports.  However, the facility described in the question would not be […]


Releases at Farms: Panel Vacates Reporting Exemption

In an April 11, 2017, opinion, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated EPA’s December 2008 final rule that generally exempted farms from the reportable quantity (RQ) requirements of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) when ammonia […]

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So, What Did You Emit Last Year?

It is that time of year again. Regulatory agencies across the country want to know, “What did you emit?” From February through June, sources of air emissions are required to submit annual emissions statements or reports to the appropriate regulatory agency quantifying the pollutants they emitted during 2016.


What are Your State’s Tier II Reporting Requirements?

The deadline to submit Tier II reports is March 1. Do you know your state’s reporting requirements? Section 312 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) requires facilities storing hazardous chemicals above certain thresholds to submit an annual inventory of those chemicals to the State or Tribal Emergency Response Commission (SERC/TERC), […]


In the States: It’s Hazardous Waste Reporting Time!

If you’re a hazardous waste large quantity generator (LQG) or a hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facility (TSDF), you’re probably breathing a sigh of relief that this is not the year that you must prepare and submit a Hazardous Waste Report (EPA Form 8700-13 A/B), aka a “biennial report,” by March 1. But before […]


The Cost of Faulty Tier II Reporting

The deadline to file your Tier II hazardous chemical inventory report is March 1, 2017. If you do not file the Tier II report on time, you could be subject to enforcement actions, including significant penalties. Today we will review the penalties for faulty Tier II reporting and also take a look at trade secret […]