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Emergency Preparedness and Community Right-to-know Act Compliance Assistance

This Web site focuses on EPA's compliance assistance tools supporting the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right-to-know Act (EPCRA). It enhances environmental compliance assistance by providing links to documents, tools, information and other related and linked Web sites for compliance with environmental requirements related to EPCRA.

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About the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right-to-know Act


EPCRA - Includes a link to the text.

Information on EPCRA Compliance Monitoring program, including inspections.

Information on the civil enforcement program for EPCRA.

Tools and Information on How to Comply

Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Materials links to every aspect of understanding, filling out, and submitting the TRI reporting forms. Use the index below to jump to the section you need.

Design for the Environment Partnerships is a voluntary partnership program that works directly with industry to integrate health and environmental considerations into business decisions.

Protocol for Conducting Environmental Compliance Audits under the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right-to-know Act and CERCLA section 103 (PDF)(3/1/00) (55 pp, 428K, About PDF) assist the regulated community in developing programs to evaluate their compliance with EPCRA and CERCLA section 103.

Sector Notebooks - A series of profiles containing information on selected major industries, which focus on key indicators that present air, water, and land pollutant release data.

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Information for Concerned Citizens

EPCRA Call Center - Ask questions or request documents on EPCRA.

State Emergency Response Commission - Locate your state's SERC.

Local Emergency Planning Committees Database - Locate your LEPC.

Chemicals in Your Community (PDF) (29 pp, 940K, About PDF) - Provides information on how to identify chemicals in your community.

Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention in Indian Country (PDF) (5 pp, 57K, About PDF) - Familiarizes Tribal leaders with EPCRA and CAA section 112(r) Risk Management Program requirements. The information available under these laws can promote an integrated approach to Chemical safety on Tribal lands.

National Response Center Exit EPA Disclaimer - Report oil or chemical spills.

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