Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 was created to help communities plan for emergencies. EPCRA requires state and local governments, Indian tribes .
Tier I and II Reporting Forms and Instructions
Trade Secrecy under EPCRA
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CERCLA and EPCRA Reporting Requirements
On June 4, 2019, EPA Administrator Wheeler signed a final rule to amend the emergency release notification regulations under EPCRA. This amendment adds a reporting exemption for air emissions from animal waste at farms. For more information, please see: CERCLA and EPCRA Reporting Requirements for Air Releases of Hazardous Substances from Animal Waste at Farms.
EPCRA Training Video
EPA has developed a training video about the roles and responsibilities of EPCRA to maintain effective participation to protect communities from chemical accidents. For more information, see Protecting Communities from Chemical Accidents: Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act.