Sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance & Technology (OTA), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 1

About These Workshops
Dates & Locations
Agenda 
Registration & Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

About These Workshops

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.

Dates & Locations

Workshops on calendar year 2016 TURA/TRI reporting requirements have been scheduled for the following dates and locations (see the agenda below):

Agenda

  • 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

Registration & Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

For more information or to register, please email Nicholas Leonardi of EPA (leonardi.nicholas@epa.gov) 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.