In a display of like-mindedness, congressional Democrats and Republicans came together to pass the Fair Agricultural Reporting Method Act (FARM Act), S. 2421. The bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) by explicitly exempting farmers from the requirement to report emissions of hazardous air pollutants from animal waste at their farms. […]
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 2017.
In August 2017, the EPA finalized the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Notification Requirements, less formally referred to as the TSCA Inventory Reset Rule. The purpose of the rule is to clarify the status of the tens of thousands of chemicals in the TSCA Chemical Substance Inventory by designating each as either “active” or […]
The new year has just arrived, but March 1 will be here before you know it and, with it, the deadline for submitting your Tier II Hazardous Chemical Inventory reports. Much has stayed the same for Tier II reporting, but do you know what has changed on this year’s Tier II report?
If your facility is covered under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 Multi-Sector General Permit for stormwater discharges associated with industrial facilities (MSGP), your electronic annual report is due by January 30, 2018, covering the period up to December 31, 2017. And, it’s time to get ready for next year’s report.
In the 2018 reporting season, one of the latest deadlines for environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers is July 1. This is when your Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) report concerning the chemicals you manufactured, processed, or otherwise used in 2017 is due. What changes are there for the 2018 report?
Do you know the major chemical reporting deadlines for 2018, the new one added, and the one you can take off your to-do list for next year?
Are you a large quantity generator (LQG) of hazardous waste? If so, you and hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and, for the first year, certain recyclers are required to submit Hazardous Waste Reports (aka, biennial reports) by March 1, 2018. Because of a number of changes to the federal hazardous waste regulations, […]
Major reporting deadlines for environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers are heavily weighted in the first half of the year—the reporting season, so to speak. Make sure you are prepared for the 2018 whirlwind of reporting activity.
Yesterday we looked at the reporting requirements and applicability of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new rule establishing reporting and recordkeeping requirements for nanomaterials. Today we will review the exemptions and the compliance timeline for the nanomaterials reporting rule.