Sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance & Technology (OTA), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 1
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and Office of Technical Assistance and Technology (OTA) are partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to hold four training sessions on calendar year 2016 TURA/TRI reporting requirements. These workshops are designed for experienced reporters and are free, but require registration via email.
New TRI reporters should complete EPA basic and advanced TRI training before attending one of these workshops.
The deadline for filing TURA and TRI reports for 2016 is July 1, 2017.
Workshops on calendar year 2016 TURA/TRI reporting requirements have been scheduled for the following dates and locations (see the agenda below):
- Tuesday, May 9, 2017
ATMC Conference Center
151 Martine Drive
Fall River, MA
- Thursday, May 11, 2017
Holyoke Community College
Kittridge Conference Center, Room KC301/303
303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, MA (Note: Park in Lot D)
- Tuesday, May 23, 2017
MassDEP Central Regional Office
8 New Bond Street
- Thursday, May 25, 2017
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
6 Plum Island Turnpike
- 8:00 a.m. - Sign-In & Networking
- 8:30 a.m. - TRI & Other Chemical Reporting (EPA)
- 9:30 a.m. (Including Break) - eDEP TURA Reporting (MassDEP)
- 11:00 a.m. - New Higher Hazard Chemical Reporting Under TURA (OTA)
- 11:30 a.m. - Results of TURA Amnesty & Current Enforcement Policy (MassDEP)
- 12:00 p.m. (Optional) - Using ePLACE for Online TUR Planner Certification (MassDEP)
- 1:00 p.m. - Workshop Concludes
For more information or to register, please email Nicholas Leonardi of EPA (email@example.com) with your name, company and address. You will receive confirmation by email.
Toxics Use Reduction Planners who attend one of these workshops will qualify for either four (4) or six (6) continuing education units (CEUs), depending on whether they stay for the optional MassDEP session on Using ePLACE for Online TUR Planner Certification.