One of the USEPA's current national compliance initiatives targets a reduction in the rate of significant non-compliance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits. Examples of significant non-compliance include both failure to submit discharge monitoring reports (DMRs) and exceedances of permit limits and/or benchmarks. To implement this initiative, Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) is first examining facilities that have not submitted DMRs. MDNR has stated that violators who miss two months in a row will be targeted to receive a compliance visit.
Is your facility submitting DMRs on the appropriate schedule? Check your permit to be sure! Remember, all DMRs must be submitted online through the E2 system. If you have questions about your permit's reporting requirements, Trinity can help. Contact Trinity's St. Louis office at (636) 256-7200 or Kansas City office at (913) 894-4500.