TRI Reporting Deadline Approaching

Allison Stalker Compliance and Enforcement Leave a Comment

July 1, 2014 marks the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting deadline for reporting year 2013.  The report is required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for various facilities throughout the US. The TRI tracks the usage of specific toxic chemicals that may pose a threat to human health and the environment.  Facilities that use these chemicals must report all releases …

EPA Will Require Electronic TRI Reporting

Allison Stalker Environmental Regulations Leave a Comment

On August 27, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that all Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting will be required to be done electronically.  The rule will go into effect on January 21, 2014 for the 2013 reporting cycle, due on July 1, 2014.  Additionally, if facilities need to report on years prior to 2013, they must also do so …

Air Pollutants Decline and Total Toxic Chemicals Increase in 2011

Allison Stalker Air Quality Leave a Comment

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a news release on January 16 that described the results of the 2011 Toxic Release Inventory (TRI). The TRI program “collects information on certain toxic chemical releases to the air, water and land, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities by facilities across the country”.  Many different facilities and industries …

Lead Emissions Reporting Greatly Expanded

Tom Petersen Emissions Leave a Comment

”Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reports due on July 1, 2002 will include data on lead and lead compound emissions from United States businesses that manufacture, process or use more than 100 pounds of lead annually.  Previous annual TRI reports included lead estimates only from businesses that manufactured, processed or used lead in much larger quantities (25,000 or 10,000 pounds, depending …