Tier II Reporting

In 1986, President Reagan signed into law the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA) as a revision to federal legislation dealing with hazardous substances and toxic wastes. SARA Title III, known as the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), required the development of a State Emergency Response Committee (SERC) as well as Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) to manage hazardous materials preparedness at the State and county level. In addition to State and local planning requirements, EPCRA Section 312 requires facilities that use or store hazardous materials above a threshold quantity to annually submit their hazardous materials inventory information to off-site officials on or before March 1st of each year. The inventory information must be available to the fire departments and emergency response agencies having jurisdiction over the facility, the respective county LEPC, and the SERC.

The State of Tennessee requires all facilities that store or use hazardous materials, operating in Tennessee, to electronically file Tier II reports through E-Plan. E-Plan complies with Federal, State, and Memphis/Shelby County LEPC hazardous materials inventory reporting requirements. In cooperation with state requirements, the MSLEPC and Shelby County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency DO NOT require submission of hard copy Tier II reports. If your facility exists outside of Shelby County, check with the local jurisdiction for their Tier II report requirements.

To submit electronic Tier II Forms, please visit: Eplan (University of Dallas - Texas)