Environmental Reporting Calendar

Annual Reporting Deadlines

The following is a brief summary of typical environmental reports that affect most Illinois industrial facilities.

Annual Hazardous Waste Report
For Large Quantity Generators (facilities that generated more than 2200 lbs of hazardous waste during any one month in 2016).
Due date - March 1, 2017

Tier Two Hazardous Chemical Inventory Report
For all facilities that have hazardous chemicals stored above the reporting thresholds. The state insists this report be prepared and submitted to them online. But the local agencies must receive a paper copy.
Due date March 1, 2017

Annual Air Emission Report
For all Illinois companies that have an air permit, to report annual air emissions. If you have a Title V (CAAPP) air permit, the Annual Compliance Certification is also due.
Due date May 1, 2017

Form R Toxic Chemical Release Inventory (TRI)
A comprehensive annual report that documents the use, manufacturing, and disposal of certain toxic chemicals. The EPA requires that all manufacturers annually assess if they have exceeded the reporting thresholds for the previous calendar year; and file a report for those chemicals. The EPA has increased the enforcement for this.
Due date July 3, 2017 (first business day after July 1st)

Storm Water Annual Inspection Report
For all Illinois companies that have an NPDES Storm Water permit, to report current compliance. This permit is required when a industrial facility has storm water exposure to industrial activity. There are exceptions if the facility's storm water discharges to a combined sewer system (such as large areas of Chicago).
Due date June 30, 2017 for most permits

Illinois Generator Nonhazardous Special Waste Annual Report
Effective July 2012, this report is no longer required. No further report will be due.


If you are in Chicago, you may have to file the Chicago Liquid Waste Fee, due by January 30, 2017.
If you are within Cook County and classified as a Large User, you may have to file the Form RD-925 User Charge Annual Statement to the Water Reclamation District, due by February 20, 2017. In addition, Cook County facilities outside the City of Chicago may have to file the Cook County Liquid Hazardous Waste Fee form, due by March 1, 2017.

As always, our experienced staff is available to assess your situation and to prepare the necessary reports for you. This is our area of expertise, and we prepare these reports for a wide variety of industrial facilities.

If we have not evaluated your facility for these reporting requirements and you need our assistance, please give us a call.

Stephen Anderson, P.E., CHMM


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