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

Make Sure To Submit Your NYC Community Right-to-Know Filing On Time!

What is NYC Community Right-to-Know? The New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulates the storage, use and handling of hazardous substances, extremely hazardous substances and regulated toxic substances at or above the federal threshold planning quantities (TPQ) within all five NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, or Staten Island) through its… Read More

RIGHT TO KNOW SEASON IS UPON US FOR NYC DEP!

FRIENDLY REMINDER! The New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) annual Community Right-To-Know filing season is once more upon us! The deadline for businesses to file is March 1st, 2020. Although it may seem like there is a lot of time, we highly encourage businesses to file as early as possible. Filing early… Read More

Ten Things To Know For The Upcoming RTK Season

As the calendar year of 2019 comes to an end, the beginning of the Right-to-Know (RTK) season begins, with a filing deadline of March 1st, 2020. Every year, the NYCDEP mandates businesses that use or store potentially dangerous substances report how much product they keep on site. Information is shared with the New York City… Read More

Did you receive a NYCDEP Right-To-Know Violation?

Did you receive a NYCDEP Right-To-Know Violation? Did you know that every facility in New York City that stores hazardous material and substances must submit a Hazardous Materials Inventory of their facility to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the New York City Fire Department annually? Yes, every year. When is the… Read More