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SUBTITLE B: REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Subtitle B applies to any hazardous chemical for which your facility is required to prepare or have available a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

SECTION 312, Paragraph (a):


The Tier II Form
The Tier II Form must be used for reporting extremely hazardous substances and other hazardous substances which meet the following criteria:

  • Extremely Hazardous Substances: Your facility must report if you have one or more extremely hazardous substance (s) at or above the threshold planning quantity or 500 pounds, whichever quantity is the least.
  • Other Hazardous Substances: Your facility must report if you have one or more other hazardous substance(s) equal to or in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Link to the LEPC Forms for Tier II and the EPA's List of list
  • The Lowndes County LEPC is now accepting electronic submittal of the Tier II forms using the Tier 2 Submit program from the EPA's website

SUBMISSION OF TIER II REPORTS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANS

Businesses and industries which manufacture, store, or transport Extremely Hazardous Substances identified in the US Environmental Protection Agency's Title III List of Lists, or otherwise meets the requirements stipulated under Section 312, Paragraph (a), are required to submit a Tier II Report by March 1 of each year.
Businesses and industries which exceed the established limits set by EPA on the manufacturing, storing, or transporting of Extremely Hazardous Substances are also required to submit a Uniform Emergency Response Plan.
These reports must be submitted to the Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency, the Fire Department having jurisdiction of your business or industry, and to the Mississippi Emergency Response Commission.
For more information concerning these requirements, please contact the Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency at (662) 329-5110.

 

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