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Laws and Regulations -- Emergency Planning and Community Right To Know

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View Resource Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

Cornell University provides outline of U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 116 -- Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know; Subchapters I - Emergency Planning & Notification, II - Reporting...

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/42/ch116.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Chemicals in the WorkPlace: Training is Required by Law

Discusses OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training, including use of instruments to determine protection levels and handling chemical containers.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/ChemicalsWorkPlace/train.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: EPCRA and OSHA Linked

Briefly discusses OSHA inspectors' role in determining facilities' EPCRA compliance and provides facilities with an alert regarding misinformation about lead-acid batteries.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/EPCRA-facilities/osha.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: EPCRA Guide for Facilities

Brief discussion of the origin and purpose of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA).

http://www.chemicalspill.org/EPCRA-facilities/index.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: EPCRA Guide for Facilities - EHS & Emergency Planning

Discusses determination of the amount of Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS) on-site, the Reportable Quantity (RQ), and Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ). Provides phone numbers and web sites for...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/EPCRA-facilities/ehs.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: EPCRA Guide for Facilities - EHS Spill Notification Requirem

Discusses notification requirements for the Comprehensive Emergency Response Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and EPCRA, as well as reporting exemptions and penalties.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/EPCRA-facilities/spill.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: EPCRA Guide for Facilities - Explanation of Other Related Em

Discusses the RCRA, Clean Water Act, OSHA Emergency Plan, CERCLA; Clean Air Act and it's Risk Management Plan (RMP), LEPC and SERC.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/EPCRA-facilities/other.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: EPCRA Guide for Facilities - Tier Two Reporting Requirements

Discusses the Tier Two Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory that is filed with the fire department, Local Emergency Planning Committee and State Emergency Response Commission, and is available...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/EPCRA-facilities/tiertwo.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: EPCRA Guide for Facilities: Trade Secrets

Discusses chemical reporting exceptions for protection of confidential business information and the necessity of disclosure to health professionals.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/EPCRA-facilities/trade.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: EPCRA Guide to Facilities - Where to File EPCRA Information-

Describes creation & responsibilities of State Emergency Response Commission, Local Emergency Planning Committee, and Tribal Emergency Response Commission. Provides EPCRA Hotline phone numbers and...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/EPCRA-facilities/file.html
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