epa report Articles

  • EPA mandatory reporting of GHGs rule

    Recent EPA Guidance EPA does not intend for the calibration requirements of 98.3(i) to apply to any units where the rule allows the use of “company records” to quantify fuel usage or other parameters; however, a facility’s GHG monitoring plan must include descriptions of the procedures and methods used for quality assurance, maintenance, repair of all flow meters ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • EPA`s 2008 Report on the Environment

    The EPA 2008 ROE is an update of the draft ROE that was released in 2003 and it builds on the foundation of that draft report. EPA’s first experience with the 2003 ROE resulted in a better understanding of which indicators are robust enough to include in the EPA 2008 ROE. EPA was committed to identifying the best available set of scientifically sound indicators for the EPA 2008 ROE in an open and ...

  • Deconstructing EPA's Chemical Data Reporting Rule

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Aug. 2, 2011, the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, previously referred to as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Modifications Rule. Proposed revisions to the rule were the subject of considerable debate, which helps explain the rule’s long (nearly a year and a half) gestation period ...


    By Acta Group

  • EPA Proposes Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Nanoscale Materials

    On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a prepublication version of a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) proposed rule concerning reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when manufactured (including imported) ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Danish EPA Publishes Number of Reports Concerning Nanomaterials

    The Danish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published on March 6, 2015, the following reports concerning nanomaterials: Survey of products with nanosized pigments -- Focusing on products exempt from the Danish Nanoproduct Register: The main focus of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Deconstructing EPA's Chemical Data Reporting Rule

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Aug. 2, 2011, the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, previously referred to as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Modifications Rule. Proposed revisions to the rule were the subject of considerable debate, which helps explain the rule’s long (nearly a year and a half) gestation period ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA report on waste from cruise ships

    Cruise ships operate in every ocean worldwide, often in pristine coastal waters and sensitive marine ecosystems. Cruise ship operators provide amenities to their passengers that are similar to those of luxury resort hotels, including pools, hair salons, restaurants, and dry cleaners. As a result, cruise ships have the potential to generate wastes similar in volume and character to those generated ...

  • Preparing for EPA’s mandatory reporting of greenhouse gases rule

    Recent action by the US EPA to finalize the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Rule means that environmental managers must now seriously examine whether they are fully prepared to address the imminent requirements. This article provides some assistance by summarizing key points regarding the final versus proposed rule, providing clarification on key questions that have arisen since the ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • EPA plans to make greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting mandatory

    Mandatory carbon (CO2) emissions reporting is more important than ever as the United States works with facilities to reduce substances known to adversely affect air quality, the climate, and lead to global warming. Most of the known matter that is destroying the earth’s ozone layer and contributing to global warming is derived from manmade compounds and chemicals with high global warming ...


    By Verisae

  • EPA GHG Reporting Rule: Are you ready for Jan. 2010

    Do you know the details of the EPA Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Rule? Tracking carbon emissions will now be mandatory. The GHG Reporting Rule, which was announced in September, requires that specific industries or facilities that emit over 25,000 metric tons of CO2e need to track greenhouse gas emissions beginning January 1, ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • EPA proposes revisions to GHG mandatory reporting rule for stationary combustion sources

    This summer, EPA proposed several updates and amendments to the GHG Mandatory Reporting Rule (40 CFR Part 98). This activity is consistent with EPA’s stated intention to issue amendments and re-propose subparts (i.e., those subparts that were initially reserved upon finalization of the rule last October) by the end of 2010. EPA’s published revisions in the Federal Register on June 15, ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Skokie, IL - EPA cost and performance report - Case Study

    IDENTIFYING INFORMATION Site Name: Former manufacturing facility (confidential commercial client) Location: Skokie, Illinois (near Chicago, Illinois) Regulatory Context: State voluntary cleanup TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION Period of Operation: June 4, 1998 to November 20, 1998 to remediate initial 23,000 cubic yards of contamination. December ...


    By TRS Group, Inc.

  • The US EPA`s FY 2008 Performance and Accountability Report

    PURPOSE OF THE REPORT The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s FY 2008 Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) describes the Agency’s many accomplishments and challenges in both program performance and overall management. Specifically, the Performance and Accountability Report presents results in meeting the 219 performance measures established in the FY 2008 Annual Performance Plan and ...

  • EPA`s mandatory GHG emissions reporting commences Jan 1st in US

    The Envinronmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its new mandatory GHG reporting program will commence on January 1st 2010 with reports being due in 2011. The new mandatory GHG rule from the EPA brings some changes from the originally proposed rule. Some of the changes are outlined below. INDUSTRIES INCLUDEDExcluded from reporting are the following industries: Electronics manufacturing ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • EPA Considering Rule to Require Reporting Of Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing

    The Environmental Protection Agency is considering a rulemaking that might require chemical manufacturers and processors, as well as oil and gas exploration companies, to report on chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. In an advance notice of proposed rulemaking, the EPA said it is seeking information from industries, state agencies and others on the range of data the agency should ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • EPA issues direct final rule to mandate updated electronic reporting

    The July 20, 2015, Federal Registerincludes a notice for direct final action to amend the electronic reporting regulations for Section 5 under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) action goes into ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The Information Quality Act: EPA`s 8-Month Report Card

    In late 2000, Representative Joanne Emerson (DMO) sponsored an amendment to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) appropriations bill. This concise amendment, passed with no fanfare and little interest, now has federal agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), scrambling to put together lengthy and, in some cases, complex guidance that will undergo a detailed and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Inspector General Releases Report On Need For Better Data For PGCCA

    On September 15, 2015, the EPA Inspector General (IG) released a report criticizing EPA's use of unverified pollution prevention data for the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award (PGCCA). The report, "EPA's Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program Lacks Adequate Support and Transparency and Should Be ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA proposal to change reporting of hazardous substances from farm animal waste

    EPA has proposed a rule change to provide an administrative reporting exemption for air releases of hazardous substances -- primarily ammonia and hydrogen sulfide -- from animal waste at farms. The aim is to enable authorities to better focus their attention on hazardous substance releases that require emergency response while reducing reporting burdens on America’s farms. EPA’s proposed rule ...

  • U.S. EPA approves first enzymatic method for SDWA reporting of nitrate

    The US Environmental Protection Agency periodically updates methods laboratories can use for protecting the quality of the nation's drinking water.  The Safe Drinking Water Act office of the EPA published its list of Alternate Test Protocols (ATP) in the Federal Register in July 2016. ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

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