Toxics Use Reduction (TUR) Online Reporting

Any company that exceeds specific listed chemical thresholds, has at least ten full-time employees, and has a specific industrial code needs to file a TUR Report annually.
Must be submitted by the July 1 following the calendar year covered by the report.

Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) Assistance

Phone

Free and confidential compliance assistance.

Online

MassDEP: TURA Online Filing & Fees walter.hope@state.ma.us 
MassDEP: TURA Planning & Data lynn.cain@state.ma.us 
MassDEP: TURA Planner Certification david.minucci@state.ma.us 

The Details of Toxics Use Reduction (TUR) Online Reporting

Fees for Toxics Use Reduction (TUR) Online Reporting

At the time you file your TUR Report, your company will also need to provide MassDEP with information it needs to calculate your Annual Toxics Use Fee. This fee is based on the number of:

  • People your company employs, and
  • Listed chemicals that it manufactures, processes, or otherwise uses above applicable thresholds.

You will be presented with a worksheet/invoice during the process of filing your TUR Report. Your company must pay the fee in full by September 1 of the filing year.

How to file Toxics Use Reduction (TUR) Online Reporting

To submit your TUR Report online, login here:

eDEP Online Filing

If you are a new user, you will need to create an account first. Registration takes less than five minutes.

If you are unable to file online, please contact MassDEP.

Next steps for Toxics Use Reduction (TUR) Online Reporting

  1. What to Know

    Each company subject to the Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) is required to file an annual Toxics Use Report that identifies:

    • Every TURA-listed chemical the company manufactures, processes, or otherwise uses above applicable thresholds;
    • All production processes and products that use one or more listed chemicals; and
    • The amount of each listed chemical generated as byproduct (wasted), shipped in product, and released to the environment.

    A company subject to TURA must also pay an Annual Toxics Use Fee, based the number of people it employs and the number of listed chemicals it manufactures, processes, or otherwise uses above applicable thresholds.

    TUR reports must be filed online or postmarked by July 1 after the reporting year. TUR fees must be paid in full by September 1 of the filing year.

    You may be subject to MassDEP enforcement action if you do not comply. There is a statutory late fee of $1,000 for failing to submit one or more reports or to pay the fee on time.

  2. Review the Instructions & Guidance

  3. File Your TUR Report

    To submit your TUR Report online, login here:

    eDEP Online Filing

    If you are a new user, you will need to create an account first. Registration takes less than five minutes.

Contact for Toxics Use Reduction (TUR) Online Reporting

Phone

Free and confidential compliance assistance.

Online
MassDEP: TURA Online Filing & Fees walter.hope@state.ma.us 
MassDEP: TURA Planning & Data lynn.cain@state.ma.us 
MassDEP: TURA Planner Certification david.minucci@state.ma.us 

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