Governing Law and Regulations
Minnesota Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (MN EPCRA): Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 299K.01 to 299K.10
Minnesota Toxic Pollution Prevention Act (TPPA): MSA 115D.01 to 115D.15
Regional Review Committees: MSA 299K.04
Safety data sheets (SDSs) or chemical list reporting: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7507.0400
Tier II chemical inventory reporting: MR 7513.0100 to 7513.0300
Fees: MR 7507.0500 to 7507.0700
Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting: MSA 299K.08
Pollution prevention plan: MSA 115D.07 to 115D.09
Fees: MSA 299K.095
Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) EPCRA Program Minnesota Emergency Response Commission (MERC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5
Regional Review Committees (RRC)
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. Minnesota follows the following federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to- Know Act (EPCRA) reporting requirements, with unique state-specific reporting procedures and additional state fee requirements:
—Safety data sheet (SDS) or chemical list reporting (EPCRA Section 311); and
—Tier II chemical inventory reporting (EPCRA Section 312).
Minnesota has unique state requirements for complying with the federal EPCRA requirements for Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting (EPCRA Section 313). The state lists additional facilities that are required to submit TRI reports and requires the development and maintenance of pollution prevention plans. In addition, Minnesota requires facilities submitting TRI ...