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Thursday May 25 2017 - TRI/TURA RY-2016 Compliance Assistance Workshops

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Toxic Use Reduction Institute and the Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance in conjunction with the US EPA, Region 1 are 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 and require registration via email.

For on-line basic and advanced TRI reporting training:


TRI - Made Easy Web-based (TRI-MEweb) application for Reporting Year 2016
The RY 2016 version of TRI-MEweb is now available for facilities to begin preparing and submitting TRI forms for RY 2016. The TRI-MEweb application is EPA's preferred method for electronic reporting of chemical releases under the TRI Program.

Other Reporting Resources
TRI homepage: http://www.epa.gov/tri
MA TURA homepage: http://www.mass.gov/dep/toxics/toxicsus.htm

The deadline to submit TRI & TURA forms for RY 2016 is on or before July 1, 2017. If you need information on TRI, please access the TRI homepage or call the EPCRA/TRI hotline at 800-424-9346.

TUR Planner CEU units:4 for 8:30 -12:00, 6 for entire session

TRI & TURA Agenda:
8:00 - 8:30 Registration sign-in and networking
8:30 - 9:30 Dwight Peavey, EPA TRI (and other chemical) Reporting
9:30 – 11:00 (with Break) Walter Hope, Massachusetts eDEP Reporting
11:00 – 11:30 Rich Bizzozero, New Higher Hazard Chemicals Reporting under TURA
11:30 – 12:00 Suzi Peck, Results of the Massachusetts TURA Amnesty and Current Enforcement Policy
12:00 - 1:00 (Optional*) Walter Hope, Using the new TUR Planner Application online system

TRI/TURA Compliance Assistance Workshop Locations
PLEASE NOTE: The Central and Western sessions are in new locations

Tuesday May 9, 2017… ATMC Conference Center, 151 Martine Drive, Fall River

Thursday May 11, 2017... Holyoke Community College, Kittridge Conference Center, Room KC301/303, 303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, Park in Lot D

Tuesday May 23, 2017… MA DEP Central Region Office, 8 New Bond Street, Worcester 
Thursday May 25, 2017… Parker River Wildlife Refuge, Headquarters Building, 6 Plum Island  Turnpike, Newburyport

To register… e-mail Nicholas Leonardi at <leonardi.nicholas@epa.gov> …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 WILL RECEIVE an Email CONFIRMATION… if you need additional assistance for the workshops, please contact Nicholas Leonardi via e-mail at <leonardi.nicholas@epa.gov>.