Apr 7, 2022

EPA to Cease Accepting Expedited Corrections to TSCA Inventory

DuPont Toxic chemicals

On February 24, the EPA announced that it will stop accepting streamlined requests to correct entries on the TSCA Inventory of Chemicals in Commerce as of April 26, 2022.  Historically, the Agency has allowed corrections to chemical identities using the same forms and documentation used to add an existing chemical to the inventory.  This practice greatly streamlined and expedited the ability of industries to correct mistakes made in initial filings.  Under the EPA’s new policy; however, the Agency will require any changes to go through the same pre-manufacture notice (“PMN”) process required for completely new chemicals.   The decision has already… Read more

Sep 20, 2013

EPA Finalizes Rule Requiring Electronic Filing of Reports to Toxics Release Inventory

In a final rule published in The Federal Register on August 27, the EPA is requiring that facilities who report their chemical releases through the Toxics Release Inventory file their reports electronically.  The rule, which will be effective on January 21, 2014, will make it easier for facilities who are required to report releases and transfers of toxic chemicals at industrial facilities to accurately and quickly create those reports and decrease the EPA’s cost to process the forms.  Manufacturing, metal mining, coal mining, electric utilities and commercial hazardous waste treatment facilities are among the 26 industries that must report under the… Read more