Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program

Training on TRI Reporting for RY 2013

For people involved with Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).

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Training on Basic TRI Reporting Concepts

This course will help you determine:

  • If your facility is covered by EPCRA Section 313 (the Toxics Release Inventory); and
  • If your facility is covered, for which chemicals your facility must submit a TRI report.

You will also learn about:

  • Information on making the release and other waste management calculations and estimates;
  • When the Form A Certification statement can be used instead of the Form R;
  • Reporting exemptions (i.e., particular uses of TRI chemicals that don’t have to be included in TRI reports); and
  • General TRI program and process information.

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Training on Advanced TRI Reporting Concepts

If your facility must report to TRI, this course will help you understand:

  • Advanced issues related to threshold determinations, TRI reporting, and exemptions;
  • Information on reporting requirements for PBTs (such as lead, mercury, PACs, etc.) and other chemicals (such as hydrochloric and sulfuric acid aerosols, ammonia, metal compounds nitrate compounds, and metal cyanides) with special TRI reporting considerations;
  • General TRI program and process information; and
  • How to use the TRI-MEweb online reporting application, and the CDX electronic submission process.

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Showcasing Sustainability in Your TRI Report

Learn how your facility can take advantage of the opportunity to report and describe pollution prevention (P2) activities and other environmentally-friendly practices related to listed toxic chemicals.