Category: Reporting

Farm

CERCLA Reporting Exemption for Farms Approved by Congress

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. […]

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Air emissions

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 2017.

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Chemicals TSCA

TSCA Reporting Deadline Is Approaching for Chemical Manufacturers

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 […]

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What’s Changed with Tier II Reports?

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?

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Stormwater Annual Reports Coming Due

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.

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TRI Reporting—What’s New for Your 2018 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?

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Are You a Newbie to Biennial Reports?

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, […]

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Don’t Let Your Air Emissions Reporting Deadline Fly By

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.

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Exemptions and Timeline for EPA’s Nano Reporting Rule

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.

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