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Community Right to Know: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), 42 USC 11001 to 11050 and regulations at 40 CFR 350 to 372

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Pollution Prevention Act, 42 USC 13101 to 13109

Section 311—Material Safety Data Sheet/Safety Data Sheet (MSDS/SDS) Reporting:

Who must report?: 40 CFR 370.10 and 40 CFR 370.14

What chemicals are covered?: 40 CFR 370.12

What must be reported?: 40 CFR 370.30, 40 CFR 370.32, 40 CFR 370.14

When is the report due?: 40 CFR 370.31 and 40 CFR 370.33

Section 312—Hazardous Chemical Inventory Reporting:

Who must report?: 40 CFR 370.10 and 40 CFR 370.14

What chemicals are covered?: 40 CFR 370.12

What must be reported?: 40 CFR 370.14 and 40 CFR 370.40 to 370.43

How and when Is the report submitted?: 40 CFR 370.44 and 40 CFR 370.45

Public access: 40 CFR 370.60 to 370.66

Section 313—Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Reporting:

Who must report?: 40 CFR 372.3, 40 CFR 372.22, 40 CFR 372.23, and 40 CFR 372.38

What chemicals are covered?: 40 CFR 372.25, 40 CFR 372.28, and 40 CFR 372.65

What is exempt from reporting?: 40 CFR 372.38

How and when Is the report submitted?: 40 CFR 372.27, 40 CFR 372.30, 40 CFR 372.45, 40 CFR 372.85 and 40 CFR 372.95

What records must be retained?: 40 CFR 372.10

Pollution prevention reporting: 42 USC 13106

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Emergency Management

State Emergency Response Commissions (SERC)

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Tribal Emergency Response Commission (TERC)

State Fire Marshal's Office

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

Community Right to Know Overview

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Community Right to Know Overview
Section 311—MSDS/SDS Reporting
Section 312—Hazardous Chemical Inventory Reporting
Section 313—TRI Reporting
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