You may think you have plenty of time, but July 1st will be here before you know it — so it’s time to get started on your Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting now.
The TRI is an annual report required under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).
You are required to report if…
- Your primary NAICS code (formerly SIC) is listed or you are a Federal facility; and
- Have 10 or more full-time employees (equivalent of 20,000 hours/year); and
- “Manufacture”, “process”, or “otherwise use” listed Section 313 chemicals in excess of their reporting threshold.
If your facility meets the first two criteria, you will need to evaluate your chemical usage to determine if you exceed the reporting threshold. If yes, then either a Form A or Form R report must be submitted to the EPA and applicable state regulatory agency, if required. Even if you do not exceed the reporting thresholds, you should maintain documentation at your facility showing that your chemical usage for the calendar year did not trigger reporting. For more information on the reporting, please visit the EPA’s website on this subject here.
Contact Our Environmental Consultants
Braun Intertec has experienced consultants that can help you determine what reporting requirements apply to you and help you prepare and submit your environmental reports. Contact us for assistance or questions.