Governing Law and Regulations
Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) Bureau of PENNSAFE
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council (PEMC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3
Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs)
Local fire departments
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Pennsylvania's Hazardous Material Emergency Planning and Response Act (Act 165) implements the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), also known as Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), with additional fee and safety data sheet (SDS) reporting requirements. For federal EPCRA requirements, see the national section COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW.
Pennsylvania's Worker and Community Right-to-Know Act (Act 159) and regulations require employers to prepare a Hazardous Substance Survey Form and an Environmental ...