Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

The UWSA Office of Risk Management publishes a guide to EPCRA which is intended to provide University of Wisconsin System campuses with information on how the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) affects campuses in Wisconsin. It was most recently revised in January 2013, and covers the following topics:

  • Emergency Planning Notification for Extremely Hazardous Substances
  • Emergency Notification of Release and Wisconsin Spill Reporting Requirements
  • MSDS Chemical List Submission
  • Tier Two Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory Reports
  • Toxic Chemical Inventory Release (TRI) Reporting

Guide to EPCRA for UW System Campuses


Other resources

Presentation to UW-Whitewater Environmental Law Class

See also "An Information Guide: Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act," published by Wisconsin Emergency Management, November 2001, revised 7/09.

Other Wisconsin Emergency Management EPCRA Resources

EPA Emergency Policy and Guidance


This publication was prepared for environmental, health and safety staff at University of Wisconsin System campuses, to assist in finding resources and information for regulatory compliance. It is not intended to render legal advice.
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