Tuesday May 21 2013 - EPCRA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Compliance Assistance Multiple One Day Workshops
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
US EPA TRI/TURA RY-2012 Compliance Assistance Workshops
For business owners, operators, consultants, engineers
US EPA, Region 1, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance, is providing a series of Toxic Release Inventory/Toxic Use Reduction Act Compliance Assistance Workshops in locations throughout Massachusetts. These free workshops are designed for the experienced TRI reporter but require registration by emailing Nicholas Leonardi.
New TRI reporters should complete the TRI training modules available on the EPA web site before attending the workshops.
6 CEU units will be provided by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.
TRI/TURA Compliance Assistance Workshop Dates & Locations
Tuesday May 21, 2013, Parker River Wildlife Refuge, Headquarters Building, 6 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport
TRI & TURA Agenda:
8:30-9:00 Sign In
9:00-10:45 Update on EPCRA Tier2, GHS SDS implications, & RMP compliance obligation. TRI: What’s new, late reporting, common data quality errors & TRI enforcement.
11:00-12:00 High Hazard Substances Update (Formaldehyde and Hexavalent Chromium) and TURA Case Studies – (MA OTA)
12-1:00 Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:00 TURA Planning and Reporting Errors and Omissions Overview – (Mass DEP)
2:15-4:00 eDEP TURA – (Mass DEP)
4:00 Session Concludes
Dwight Peavey, US EPA TRI Program Coordinator, will present the EPA portion of the workshops. Walter Hope and Suzi Peck from MA DEP and Scott Fortier from MA OTA will be presenting the TURA portion of the workshops.
Please note the joint EPA TRI/TURA Workshops are day long (8:30 AM-4:00 PM)
Registration is at 8:30 AM. Presentations will begin promptly at 9:00 AM.
To register… e-mail Nicholas Leonardi. Please indicate the date and location of the workshop that you will attend. Check the time and locations carefully. Also, include your name, company and address. You may also fax your registration to 617-918-0636. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION… if you need additional assistance for the workshops, please contact Nicholas Leonardi.
TRI - Made Easy Web-based (TRI-MEweb) application for Reporting Year 2012
The RY 2012 version of TRI-MEweb is now available for facilities to begin preparing and submitting TRI forms for RY 2012. The TRI-MEweb application is EPA's preferred method for reporting chemical releases under the TRI Program. TRI-MEweb allows facilities to file a paperless report, significantly reducing data errors and allowing instant receipt confirmation of submissions.
Other Reporting Resources
The deadline to submit TRI forms for RY 2012 is on or before July 1, 2013. If you need information on TRI, please access the TRI homepageor call the EPCRA/TRI hotline at 800-424-9346.