The Tier2 Inventory Report Forms and fees are due annually by March 1. Please note a late fee may be charged for those submissions received after March 1.
NEW! The Commonwealth Emergency Response Commission (CERC) requires electronic submission of Tier2 Submit forms and payments. Payments may be made online using electronic check or credit card, or payment may be invoiced and mailed in separately. The online submission will require the use of the EPA Tier2 Submit program for Tier2 preparation. The program is available free at http://www.epa.gov/oem/content/epcra/tier2.htm.
The “Commonwealth of Kentucky's - EPCRA - How to Comply Packet (417KB)” is now available for download. This Packet describes the steps required to be compliant with Kentucky and EPCRA regulations for the calendar year 2013. All owners or operators of facilities that are subject to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard; use, produce, and/or store a Hazardous Chemical and/or an “Extremely Hazardous Substance” (EHS); in excess of the “Threshold Quantity” (TQ) must report as described.
“Step by Step Tier2 Online Reporting Instructions (299KB)” are also available for those familiar with the Tier2 Reporting process. This document is an abbreviated version of the “Commonwealth of Kentucky’s - EPCRA "How to Comply” Packet” and contains only the step by step directions for Tier2 online reporting. It includes instructions for submitting payment online with a credit card or ACH / Electronic Check.
The website for online Tier2 Inventory reporting is now available! https://secure.kentucky.gov/kyem/Tier2Submission/
Appropriate fee payment must be received by the CERC in order for the submission to be recognized as official.
EPCRA allows the exact location of hazardous substances at a facility to be kept confidential. Facilities wishing to keep this information confidential must submit a hard copy of the Tier2 Confidential Location Form (PDF-325KB).
Companies operating multiple facilities are requested to submit a hard copy of the Tier2 Inventory Multiple Facilities Fee Form (PDF-174KB) in addition to the Tier2 Inventory Form and fees.
Most LEPCs and Fire Departments require a hard copy report. However, the Fayette County (Lexington) and Jefferson County (Louisville) LEPCs require electronic submission of Tier2 Submit files. Send Fayette County submissions by e-mail to email@example.com and Jefferson County submissions by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .