Category: Reporting

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 […]

Tier II Reporting Deadline is Coming Soon!

The Tier II reporting deadline is approaching. This infographic provides essential information to help you determine if you need to report, along with some helpful tips for preparing and submitting a Tier II report.

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 […]

Common Mistakes in Tier II Reporting

It is important to afford yourself enough time to prepare your Tier II reports and submit them according to your state’s requirements. While many states want you to use the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tier2 Submit software for filing your Tier II information, some states and local agencies have different requirements. Be sure to […]

Questions about Your Tier II Report

The deadline to file your Tier II hazardous chemical inventory report is March 1, 2017. Today we will review some questions people have asked about Tier II reporting, and tomorrow we will look at common errors when filing Tier II reports.

Four Tips for Gathering Your Tier II Chemical Information

Yesterday we provided some general tips to consider when determining whether you are required to submit a hazardous chemical inventory (Tier II) report under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know (EPCRA) regulations. Today we’ll help out with some tips for gathering the chemical inventory information. Then tomorrow we […]

General Tips for Filing Tier II Chemical Reports

Is your facility required to file an annual hazardous chemical inventory (aka Tier II) report? If so, the March 1 due date is fast upon us. Today and tomorrow we will review some tips for determining if you have to report and how to gather the chemical information. After that, we will take a look […]

Get Ready for the 2017 Environmental Reporting Season

It is hard to believe that 2017 is upon us. Every year at this time, we look ahead to a new season of reporting—and those deadlines will come up faster than you think. So, it is time to start thinking about what reports you must submit in the upcoming months.

The Challenge of Environmental E-Reporting

Not long ago, the standard practice for environmental reporting included filling out ready-made forms by pen followed by mailing or faxing the document to the respective federal or state agency. As the digital age progresses, and regulators are favoring online reporting (i.e., electronic reporting, or e-reporting), the “old-fashioned” method of using a pen and paper […]

One E-Reporting System Proposed for MATS

Responding to recommendations from owners and operators (O/Os) of electric power plants subject to the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), the EPA is proposing final regulations to require the submission of compliance data through a single electric reporting system rather than through two systems as established by the original MATS (February 16, 2012, FR). […]