Governing Law and Regulations
Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality
Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) State Emergency Management Agency Missouri Emergency Response Commission (MERC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
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. Missouri 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
—Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting (EPCRA Section 313).
Missouri's Tier II chemical inventory reporting (EPCRA Section 312) requirements generally follow the federal EPCRA reporting requirements and some additional, more stringent state reporting requirements.
For more information on the aforementioned EPCRA reporting requirements, see the national section COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW.
• Administration and enforcement. The DPS administers and enforces the state's community right-to-know rules. Tier II forms and fees must be submitted to MERC. TRI reports should be sent to the ...