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Emergency Planning Community Right-to-Know (EPCRA)

c/o Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Thomas Campbell
Office of Emergency Response
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908-5767
401-222-4700 ext. 7128

The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 establishes requirements for federal, state and local governments, Indian tribes and industry regarding emergency planning and "Community Right-to-Know" reporting on hazardous and toxic chemicals.

The Community Right-to-Know provisions help increase the public's knowledge and their access to information about chemicals at individual facilities, their uses of such chemicals and releases of these chemicals into the environment. States and communities working with facilities can use the information to improve chemical safety and protect public health and the environment.

Tier2 Submit Software - The Tier2 Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory forms must be submitted in an electronic format developed by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.

To download the Tier2 Submit software, click here. View the Tier2 Submit software instructions here. Annual submissions shoul class="bullets"d be emailed to dem.tier2@dem.ri.gov.

Entities requiring Cameo software and updates, click here.

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