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Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act Self-Assessment Tools

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know (EPCRA), also known as Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), requires States to establish a process for developing local chemical emergency preparedness programs and to receive and disseminate information on hazardous chemicals present at facilities within local communities. EPCRA also requires EPA to establish a publicly available toxic chemical release inventory consisting of facility-specific chemical release and waste management information. The implementing regulations for EPCRA are found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) in 40 CFR Parts 302 , 355 , 370 , and 372 Below are available checklists and audit protocols to help organizations determine their compliance with EPCRA. 
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Protocol for Conducting Environmental Compliance Audits under the Emergency Planning and Community-Right-To-Know Act  This protocol was developed by EPA in 2001 to assist businesses and organizations in conducting thorough and comprehensive environmental audits under the Emergency Planning and Community-Right-Know Act (EPCRA). It provides guidance on key requirements, defines regulatory terms, and includes detailed checklists.

EPCRA 311/312 Inspection Checklist - This is a brief checklist used by EPA inspectors when determining a facility's compliance with EPCRA 311/312.


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