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Reminder: MassDEP TURA Reports and Plans Due November 1, 2020

MassDEP has updated the Toxic Use Reduction (TURA) Plan and Report filing deadlines.

PFAS Chemicals Added to the Toxics Release Inventory List

Outlining the next steps for TRI facilities.

Toxics Use Reduction Planning & Reporting Guidance During State of Emergency for COVID-19 Pandemic

MassDEP is implementing the following guidance.

New Fiscal and Asset Management Plan Requirement for Small Community Water Systems

New Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) § 19a-37e mandates that small public water systems complete a fiscal and asset management plan for all capital assets by than January 1, 2021.

COVID-19: Implications for the Water and Wastewater Industry

As the details on the COVID-19 pandemic are still emerging, those in the water and wastewater industry have many questions.

US EPA Issues Temporary Policy Changes to Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program

US EPA has issued a temporary policy outlining relaxed enforcement and regulatory discretion in regard to environmental legal obligations applicable to a variety of facilities.

RI DEM Releases Statement Regarding Regulatory Compliance

The environmental protection programs at DEM are continuing to adjust to the changing conditions.

Helping Water Utilities Mitigate COVID-19 Challenges

Discussing ways to mitigate risk and navigate challenges.

MassDEP Extends Deadlines for Source Registration and Greenhouse Gas Reports

View the new dates for submissions.

Staying Compliant: New Standard for Aboveground Storage Tanks

Massachusetts Department of Fire Services has begun auditing ASTs for compliance with the Massachusetts 502 CMR 5.0 regulations.