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Tuesday June 02 2015 - TRI/TURA RY-2014 Compliance Assistance Workshops

TRI/TURA RY-2014 Compliance Assistance Workshops


US EPA, Region 1, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, the Toxic Use Reduction Institute and the Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance 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: http://www2.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/training-tri-reporting-ry-2014

TRI - Made Easy Web-based (TRI-MEweb) application for Reporting Year 2014
The RY 2014 version of TRI-MEweb is now available for facilities to begin preparing and submitting TRI forms for RY 2014. 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 forms for RY 2014 is on or before July 1, 2015. If you need information on TRI, please access the TRI homepage or call the EPCRA/TRI hotline at 800-424-9346.

6 CEU units will be provided by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.

TRI & TURA Agenda:

        8:30 a.m. - Sign-In

        9:00 a.m.   2014 TRI Reporting: Updates & Enforcement issues

                           EO 13650 Update

       10:15 a.m. - Break

       10:30 a.m. - eDEP TURA Reporting (MassDEP)

       12:00 pm - Lunch (On Your Own)

        1:00 p.m. – Materials Accounting (TURI)

        2:30 p.m. - Break

        2:45 p.m. – High Hazard Chemicals, Case Studies,

        3:30 p.m. – Toxics Use Reduction Reporting Common filing mistakes and Enforcement Update

        4:00 p.m. – 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. Mark Myles will be presenting the TURI portion of the workshop.

Please note the joint EPA TRI/TURA Workshops are day long (8:30 AM-4:00 PM)   

Sign-in & networking is at 8:30 AM.  Presentations will begin promptly at 9:00 AM.

TRI/TURA Compliance Assistance Workshop Locations: 

____Tuesday May 5, 2015… ATMC Conference Center, 151 Martine Drive, Fall River 

____Thursday May 14, 2015... North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce, 860 South Street, Fitchburg

____Tuesday May 19, 2015…  Mass. Mutual Ins. Learning & Training Center, 350 Memorial Drive, Chicopee

____Tuesday June 2, 2015… 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>.