Arizona Community Right to Know: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Arizona Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, Arizona Revised Statutes (AZ Rev. Stat.) 26-341 to 26-353 and regulations at Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 8-4-101 to 8-4-110

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Tier II reporting fees: AZ Admin. Code R 8-4-107

Toxic Data Report: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-962

Regulatory Agencies

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9

Arizona Emergency Response Commission (AZSERC)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona follows the federal EPCRA reporting requirements, with additional requirements for filing Form R.

Section 311. Arizona follows the federal rules for Section 311 reporting. A chemical list or actual material safety data sheets (MSDSs) must be submitted to AERC, the LEPC, and the local fire department. For more information on Section 311 reporting requirements, see the national section COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW.

Section 312. Arizona follows the federal Tier II reporting requirements. The state has established fees for facilities that are required to submit Tier II reports. A copy of the Tier II form with an original signature must be submitted to AZSERC, the LEPC, and the local fire department by March 1 of each year. AZSERC prefers online filing at http://www.azserc.org. Filing online replaces the need to file with all Arizona LEPCs and many fire departments. AZSERC does not accept Tier2Submit software program filings. If your facility is on tribal land, be sure to ...

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