SARA Filing REQS
Erie County Local Emergency Planning Committee
SARA FILING REQUIREMENTS
Federal Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, Title IIIAndFee Submission under Pennsylvania Act 165
Download the Complete Pennsylvania Tier II Filing Requirements from PENNSAFE
INTRODUCTION:The Bureau of PENNSAFE is the State Agency responsible for the collection and maintenance of Tier II data reported by Pennsylvania facilities and owners/operators. Facilities must also file Tier II data with their Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and with the Fire Department having jurisdiction in their area. The purpose of this Tier II form is to provide state and local officials and the public with specific information on hazardous chemicals present at your facility during the prior calendar year.
TIER II REPORTING REQUIREMENTS:Is your facility covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard?If not . . . there is no reporting required.If so . . . Does your facility have 500 lbs. or the TPQ (whichever is less) of an Extremely Hazardous Substance and/or does your facility have 10,000 lbs. or more of any OSHA Hazardous Chemical?If so . . . you must file a Tier II Report annually by March 1st. with the entities described above.
PENNSYLVANIA AND ERIE COUNTY HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL FEE SUBMISSIONS:Is your facility required to file a Tier II Report?If not . . . there is no fee required.If so . . . Is your facility a family farm, service station, state, federal or local government agency and thus exempted by state law?If so . . . there is no fee required.If not . . . a $10 fee is required to the Commonwealth for each chemical reported on the Tier II form.
The County of Erie has established a fee of $75 per chemical reported on the Tier II Form, and if you have extremely hazardous substances (EHS) there is an additional $100 planning fee.You must file the form and pay the fee by March 1st annually.
Submit Tier II Chemical Inventory Form to:
Erie County Emergency Management Agency
2880 Flower Road
Erie, PA 16509
Bureau of PENNSAFE
PO Box 68571
Harrisburg, PA 17106-8571
Telephone (717) 783-2071
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Due Date: By March 1 of each year