EPCRA (Non-Section 313) Online Training for States, Tribes, LEPCs, Local Planners and Responders
This training describes the requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). It provides the implementing regulations and guidance for agencies to fulfill the responsibilities prescribed in the law, and prepares them to provide compliance assistance to facilities.
Participants will learn:
- The history of EPCRA;
- The requirements for state, tribal, and local agencies to prepare and protect the community from chemical emergencies;
- The requirements for industry to report the storage and releases of certain chemicals; and
- The release reporting requirements under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) as they relate to the EPCRA emergency release reporting requirements.
[Non-EPA users can access the training by selecting "Log in as guest" and search for "Understanding EPCRA and How to Protect Communities From Chemical Accidents: A Training for States, Tribes, LEPCs, and Local Planners and Responders" in the FedTalent basic course search bar. If you have access issues, please contact Sicy Jacob at email@example.com.]
Note: This training does not cover EPCRA Section 313 toxic chemical release inventory reporting provisions. For more information, see: Toxics Release Inventory.