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TURA Higher and Lower Hazard Substances

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs recently released clarification on the designation of TURA higher and lower hazard substances in Massachusetts. 28 more words

EH&S Compliance

Addition of Nonylphenol Category; Community Right-To-Know Toxic Chemical Release Reporting: Final Rule

Following is an update from the EPA Superfund, TRI, EPCRA, RMP & Oil Information Center:

On September 30, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a rule to finalize the addition of a nonylphenol category to the list of toxic chemicals subject to TRI reporting under EPCRA Section 313 (79 FR 58686). 164 more words

EH&S Compliance

Federal EPCRA 313 Form R and Massachusetts TURA Form S Reports Due July 1

It’s that time of year again when companies are calculating thresholds for chemicals used in calendar year (CY) 2012 to determine if there are any chemicals manufactured, processed or otherwise used on-site that need to be reported under the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Emergency Planning and Community Right To Know Act (EPCRA) Section 313 and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (MassDEP) Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA). 227 more words


2013 EPCRA Tier II Report

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) established the requirements for Federal, state and local governments, Indian Tribes, and industry regarding reporting on hazardous and toxic chemicals.    775 more words


EPA Updates to EPCRA Section 312 (Tier I and II Reporting) Requirements

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified its Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Section 312 Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory Forms (Tier I and Tier II forms) with both new mandatory and optional data elements and updates to the Tier II form structure. 236 more words


EPCRA Toxic Release Inventory Reports Due July 1, 2012

Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Reports mandated by the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) are due July 1, 2012 for the 2011 reporting year. The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986 created EPCRA, the statute that was designed to improve community access to information about chemical hazards and to facilitate the development of chemical emergency response plans.  834 more words