Right-to-Know Season is Upon Us for NYC DEP

FRIENDLY REMINDER!   The time of the year for The New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) annual Community Right-To-Know (RTK) filing is once again approaching! The NYC Community RTK Program requires businesses to submit inventory information to the NYC DEP annually if they handle/store any chemicals or substances that could impact the environment… Read More

What happens if you did not file the Annual Right-to-Know Hazardous Chemical Inventory Tier II Report to the NYC DEP for your Facility?

You realized you missed the Right-to-Know (RTK) filing deadline of March 1st and did not submit an annual Hazardous Chemical Inventory Tier II Report to the New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for your Facility. Now what should you do? Should you file late? Wait until next year? Is it possible you… Read More

Don’t Miss the Annual Community Right-to-Know (Tier II Inventory) Filing Deadline!

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WHAT IS COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW? The Federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was established to prepare and plan for hazardous chemical emergencies in communities. EPCRA requires businesses / industry to report on the storage, usage and releases of hazardous substances to Federal, State, and local government agencies. The information collected is used to prepare for and protect the health and safety… Read More

Are Your Safety Data Sheets Up to Date?

Maintaining and keeping up to date Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) readily available at your facility, corresponding to hazardous substances used or present, is not only a regulatory requirement and needed for filing many reports and permits, but is also a necessary measure for keeping your facility’s employees safe. With summer quickly coming to a close,… Read More

Late Right-to-Know Filing

Failure to File Right-to-Know on Time So, you forgot to do your Right-to-Know filing, now what? Failing to submit your Right-to-Know Facility Inventory Form (FIF) with all accompanying documents will result in violation penalties. After the first violation, typically no more than 30 days will be provided in order to allow the business to correct… Read More