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Avoid CUPA Violations

By Mabelle Wongsanguan In California, governmental agencies designated as a Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) are authorized to apply statewide standards to each facility within its jurisdiction that treats on site or generates hazardous waste, stores hazardous materials, or operates underground storage tanks. These facilities are considered regulated businesses and must submit a Hazardous Materials … Continue reading Avoid CUPA Violations

Reporting Changes for Reporting Year 2020 for EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory Program

By: Karl Jerome Bacho, CPP Per Section 7321 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the EPA’s annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program has added certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the Reporting Year (RY) 2020 list of chemicals covered by the TRI under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Section 313. … Continue reading Reporting Changes for Reporting Year 2020 for EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory Program