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The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) requires facilities to provide an emergency notification and a written follow-up report, if there is a release into the environment of a hazardous substance that is equal to or exceeds the minimum reportable quantity set in the regulations.
You may need to call 9-1-1 if the spill or release is in progress.
Notification and written follow-up reports must be provided to the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) and the Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs), for any area likely to be impacted by the release.
Requirements for notification to the SERC can be made by calling the Oregon Emergency Response System (OERS) at 800-452-0311 or 503-378-6377. Contact information for Oregon LEPCs
There are two types of substances that require reporting under this regulation:
1.Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS); and2.Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)hazardous substances.
Emergency notification requirements involving transportation incidents can be met by dialing 9-1-1. In the absence of a 9-1-1 emergency number, the notification can be met by calling the local operator.
The required written follow-up notification will provide:
Check EPA’s consolidated list of EHS and CERCLA substances to determine if the substance and amount released requires notification:
Title III Consolidated List of Lists
A written follow-up notice must be submitted to the SERC and LEPC within 30 days of the release.
Complete the Written Follow-up form and attach any supporting documentation.
Community Right to Know3565 Trelstad Ave SESalem, OR 97317Hazardous Substance HotlinesPhone:503-378-6835Phone:firstname.lastname@example.org@osp.oregon.gov
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