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State Contact Information: EPCRA Section 304 - Emergency Release Notification

Immediate Telephone Notification

Under EPCRA section 304, facilities are required to provide immediate telephone notification to the appropriate SERC (or TERC) and LEPC (or TEPC) of any releases of Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHSs) listed under EPCRA section 302 and hazardous substances listed under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). Some states have established a hotline or a state warning point for facilities to provide such notification.

Follow Up Written Report

Facilities are also required to submit a follow-up report of the release within 30 days to the SERC (or TERC) and LEPC (or TEPC). Some states may requrie less than 30 days for submitting a follow-up report. Please check with your state for additional reporting requirements.

Contacts

To find the contacts in a particular state, click on the state name:

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Alabama

Initial Telephone Notification:
National Response Center (NRC)
888-424-8802
or
State Warning Point (AEMA)
800-843-0699
 

Follow-up Written Report:
Alabama Emergency Response Commission (AERC)
Email documents to:

AL312@adem.alabama.gov

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Alaska

Initial Telephone Notification:
Central Alaska:
Anchorage Office
907-269-3063

Northern Alaska (including Alaska Pipeline):
Fairbanks Office
907-451-2121
 
Southeast Alaska
Juneau
907-465-5340
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Central Alaska:
Anchorage Office
555 Cordova Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
 
Northern Alaska (including Alaska Pipeline):
Fairbanks Office
610 University Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3643
 
Southeast Alaska:
Juneau Office
P.O. Box 111800
Juneau, AK 99801-1800

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Arizona

Initial Telephone Notification:
602-390-7894

For non-emergency releases:
602-771-2330
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
1110 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
 

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Arkansas

Initial Telephone Notification:

1-800-322-4012

Follow-up Written Report:
Chris Foreman
Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
Building 9501
Camp Robinson
North Little Rock, AR 72219
 

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California

Initial Telephone Notification:
Cal OES State Warning Center
800-852-7550

Follow-up Written Report:
California Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Fire and Rescue Division
Hazardous Materials Section
3650 Schriever Ave
Mather, CA 95655
 

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Colorado

Initial Telephone Notification:
877-518-5608
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246

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Connecticut

Initial Telephone Notification:
860-424-3373

Follow-up Written Report:
 
Mailing Address:
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Attn: SERC
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5127

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Delaware

Initial Telephone Notification:
1-800-662-8802 (DNREC for SERC)
1-866-274-0884 (for notification of LEPC Community Emergency Coordinators in Delaware)
 
Follow-up Written Report:
DNREC Emergency Prevention and Response Section (for SERC)
Attn: Written Release Reports
155 Commerce Way, Suite B

Dover, DE 19904

For the LEPCs, addresses are available on the following: https://dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/serc/contact-us/.

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District of Columbia

Initial Telephone Notification:
NRC (1-800-424-8802) or (202-426-2675) and
Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency's (HSEMA)
Joint All Hazards Operations Center (JAHOC)

Follow-up Written Report:
HSEMA
2720 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, D.C. 20032

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Florida

Initial Telephone Notification:
State Warning Point: 1-800-320-0519
 
Follow-up Written Report:
State Emergency Response Commission
2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard
Talahassee, Florida 32399-2100
800-635-7179 (Florida only)
850-815-4000
 

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Georgia

Initial Telephone Notification:
State Warning Point: 1-800-241-4113
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Anita Mathis, Georgia LEPC/HMEP Coordinator
Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency
1000 Indian Springs Drive
Forsyth, Georgia 31029
Phone: 470-225-3829

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Hawaii

Initial Telephone Notification:
808-586-4249 (business hours) or (after hours)
Appropriate LEPC:
Honolulu County: 808-723-8960; After hours: 911
Hawaii County: 808-936-8181; 808-443-4150
Kauai County: 808-634-0310; After hours: 808-241-1711
Maui: 808-870-7404 (primary and after hours)
Alternate: 808-270-7911
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Hawaii State Department of Health
Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office
2385 Waimano Home Road #100
Pearl City, HI 96782

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Illinois 

Initial Telephone Notification:

Hotline: 1-800-782-7860

Follow-up Written Report:
James K. Joseph, Chair
State Emergency Response Commission
Illinois Emergency Management Agency 
Attn: BRS Hazardous Materials Unit
1035 Outer Park Drive 
Springfield, IL 62704

Phone: 217-782-7860
Fax: 217-557-2145
Email: James.Joseph@illinois.gov 

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Indiana 

Initial Telephone Notification:
Hotline: 1-888-233-7745
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Joseph E. Wainscott, Chariperson
State Emergency Response Commission
Indiana Government Center South
302 West Washington Street 
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2738
 
Phone: 317-232-3986
Fax: 317-233-5006

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Iowa 

Initial Telephone Notification:
Hotline: 515-725-8694
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Online at www.iowadnr.gov/spills/onlinereporting.html; or
 
Mail hard copy to: 
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Attn: Field Services Emergency Response
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034

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Kansas 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
785-291-3333

Follow-up Written Report: 
Online via KEM's Form A submission website at 
Webpage: https://kansas.webeocasp.com or 
Via email to: KDEMSpillsCoordinator@gmail.com or 
 
Mail hard copy to: 
Kansas Department of Emergency Management
Attn: Technical Hazards Section 
2800 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66611

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Kentucky 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
State Emergency Operations Center
1-800-255-2587
 
For LEPC information: 
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Kentucky Emergency Management
100 Minuteman Parkway
Frankfort, KY 40601

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Louisiana

Initial Telephone Notification: 
1-877-925-6595
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Gene Dunegan
Louisiana State Police 
P.O. Box 66614 Slip
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Maine 

Initial Telephone Notification: 

1-800-452-4664

Follow-up Written Report: 
Faith (Mayer) Staples, CEM-ME
Technological Hazards Program Manager/EMAC Coordinator
Faith.E.Staples@maine.gov
Maine Emergency Management Agency
Maine State Emergency Response Commission
72 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Cell: 207-557-3675
Fax: 207-287-3178

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Maryland

Initial Telephone Notification: 
1-866-633-4686
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
MDE-LMA
Community Right-to-Know Unit
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 650
Baltimore, MD 21230
Attn: Patricia Williams

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Massachusetts

Initial Telephone Notification: 
1-888-304-1133 
 
Follow-up Written Report: 

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Michigan

Initial Telephone Notification: 
Hotline: 1-800-292-4706
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Capt. Emmitt McGowan, Chairperson
Citizen-Community Emergency Response Coordinating Council 
Emergency Management & Howmeland Security Division 
Michigan Department of State Police 
P.O. Box 30634
Lansing, MI 48909
 
Phone: 517-284-3745
Fax: 517-284-3857

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Minnesota 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
Hotline: 1-800-422-0798
Twin Cities Metro Area: 651-649-5451
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Joe Kelly, Director 
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 223
St. Paul MN 55101
 
Phone: 651-201-7404
Fax: 651-296-0459
 

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Mississippi 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
Emergency Management Agency 
1-800-222-6362
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
#1 MEMA Drive
Pearl, MS  39288

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Missouri 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
573-634-2436
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Missouri State Emergency Management Agency 
Attn: Paul Kirchhoff
2302 Militia Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101

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Montana

Initial Telephone Notification: 
406-324-4777
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Montana Disaster & Emergency Services
1956 Mt. Majo Street
P.O. Box 4789
Fort Harrison, MT

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Nebraska 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
402-471-2186
After hours/weekends/holidays: 
402-479-4921
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy 
Attn: Person/Section Talked to When Making Initial Call 
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509-8922

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Nevada 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
Department of Environmental Protection 
1-888-331-6337
 
Radioactive materials: 
1-877-438-7231
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
State of Nevada
Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
Bureau of Corrective Actions
901-S. Stewart St, Suite 4001
Carson City, NV 89701

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New Hampshire 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
800-852-3411
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
New Hampshire State Emergency Response Commission
33 Hazen Drive 
Concord, NH 03305

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New Jersey 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
NJDEP Spills Hotline: 
1-877-WARNDEP
NJSP 609-882-2000 as backup
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
Bureau of Release Prevention 
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection 
P.O. Box 420, Mail Code 22-03D
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Attn: Discharge Confirmation Report
 

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New Mexico 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
1-505-827-9126
 
Follow-up Written Report: 
New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
P.O. Box 27111 (Mail)
13 Bataan Blvd (FEDEX/UPS)
Santa Fe, NM 87502

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New York 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
NY Spill Hotline: 
1-800-457-7632
 
Follow-up Written Report:
New York State Office of Emergency Management
1220 Washington Avenue
Building 22, Suite 101
Albany, NY 12226-2251
Phone: 518-292-2366
Fax: 518-322-4986

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North Carolina 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
Emergency Operations Center 
1-800-858-0368
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Joshua Langdon, EPCRA Coordinator
North Carolina Department of Public Safety
NorthCarolina Division of Emergency Management
1636 Gold Star Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

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North Dakota 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
800-472-2121
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Mail hard copy to: 
Department of Emergency Services
P.O. Box 5511
Fraine Barracks Lane, Building 35
Bismarck, ND 58504

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Ohio

Initial Telephone Notification: 
Hotline: 
1-800-282-9378
 
Follow-up Written Report:

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency - SERC
50 West Town Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-644-226
Email: SERCspillreport@epa.ohio.gov 

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Oklahoma

Initial Telephone Notification: 
1-800-522-0206
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Jennifer Handley
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1677
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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Oregon

Initial Telephone Notification: 
 
Follow-up Written Report:
 Mail Hard Copy to: 
Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal
3565 Trelstad Ave SE, Salem, OR 97317
(503) 930-2934

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Pennsylvania 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
1-800-424-7362
 
Follow-up Written Report:
 
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
Attn:  Hazardous Materials Division
304 Follow Up Report
1310 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA, 17110

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Puerto Rico

Initial Telephone Notification: 
911
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Tania Vázquez, Esq.
Department of Natural and Environmental Resources,
P.O. Box 1148, San Juan PR 00910-1488
(787) 999-2200 ext. 2126 and fax (787) 999-2303

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Rhode Island 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
401-222-3070
For LEPC information: 
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Mr. Marc R. Pappas, Director
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
Rhode Island State Emergency Response Commission
645 New London Ave
Cranston, RI 02920

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South Carolina 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
1-888-481-0125
 
Follow-up Written Report:
SC Emergency Management Division
Chair, SC State Emergency Response Commission
2779 Fish Hatchery Road
West Columbia, SC 29172

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South Dakota 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
605-773-3296 (alt 605-773-3231)
 
For LEPC information: 
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Email: Spill follow-up report form to Trish.Kindt@state.sd.us  
 
Mail hard copy to:
Department of Environment and Natural Resources  
523 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD  57501                            

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Tennessee 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
615-741-0001
For LEPC information: 
 
West Tennessee
 
East Tennessee
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
3041 Sidco Drive
P.O. Box 41502
Nashville TN 37204-1502

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Texas 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
1-800-832-8224
Follow-up Written Report:
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
MC 177
TCEQ
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087
 

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Utah

Initial Telephone Notification: 
801-536-4123
 
For LEPC information: 
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Department of Environmental Quality  
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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Vermont 

Initial Telephone Notification: 

800-641-5005

For LEPC information:
 
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Vermont Emergency Management
Vermont State Emergency Response Commission
Vermont Emergency Management
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300

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Virginia 

Initial Telephone Notification: 

VERC c/o
Virginia Dept. of Emergency Management
(24 hours, 7-days a week hotline)
1-800-468-8892 (toll-free in Virginia only)
or (804) 674-2400

LEPC:  click here for LEPC contact information
(Note:  Some may have address only, no phone number)

Follow-up Written Report:
Virginia Emergency Response Council (VERC)

c/o Virginia DEQ
SARA Title III Program
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218

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Washington 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
 
Follow-up Written Report:
Within 30 days, you must send a follow-up notification to the
SERC and your LEPC using the Emergency Release Follow up Notification form.
Note- this form instructs users to mail completed forms to:
WA Dept. of Ecology Community Right-to-Know Unit
PO Box 47659 
Olympia, WA 98504-47659

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West Virginia 

Initial Telephone Notification: 

DEP 800-642-3074

Follow-up Written Report:
WV Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management – SERC
1703 Coonskin Drive
Charleston, WV 25311
 

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Wisconsin 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
Hotline: 
1-800-943-0003
 
Follow-up Written Report:

Wisconsin Emergency Management
2400 Wright Street, Room 213
P.O. Box 7865
Madison, WI 53704

Phone: 608-242-3210

Fax: 608-242-3247

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Wyoming 

Initial Telephone Notification: 
307-777-5885
 
For information on LEPCs:
 
Follow-up Written Report:
WMD Coordinator
Wyoming Office of Homeland Security
5500 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82002

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