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
Emergency Planning in My Area
Trade Secrecy under EPCRA
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EPCRA Fact Sheet for Fertilizer Retailers
EPA developed a fact sheet to help fertilizer retailers comply with reporting requirements under EPCRA. The fact sheet also explains the retail fertilizer exemption under EPCRA section 311(e)(5). For more information, see EPCRA Fact Sheets.
National LEPC-TEPC Handbook
EPA developed a national handbook as a resource for local and tribal emergency planning committees (LEPCs and TEPCs) to strengthen community preparedness for accidental chemical releases.
EPCRA Reporting Requirements for Air Emissions from Animal Waste
On February 14, 2022, the D.C. District Court granted EPA’s motion to remand without vacatur the final rule regarding EPCRA Reporting Requirements for Air Releases of Hazardous Substances from Animal Waste at Farms. The court decision to grant the remand without vacatur means the rule and its EPCRA exemption will remain in place for farms while EPA undergoes a new notice-and-comment rulemaking procedure to revise or rescind the rule.