EPCRA Section 304 requires facilities to report hazardous materials spills over certain threshold quantities to their LEPC, State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), and the National Response Center (NRC). Facilities having a hazardous materials spill that are required to report should do the following:
1. IMMEDIATELY DIAL 9-1-1 to inform emergency responders of the situation and enact your facility emergency plan.
2. Work with emergency responders to safely contain the situation.
3. AS SOON AS POSSIBLE notify the Natrona County LEPC by calling 307-235-9205 of the spill and provide the following information:
The chemical name
An indication of whether the substance is extremely hazardous
An estimate of the quantity released into the environment
The time and duration of the release
Whether the release occurred into air, water, and/or land
Any known or anticipated acute or chronic health risks associated with the emergency, and where necessary, advice regarding medical attention for exposed individuals
Proper precautions, such as evacuation or sheltering in place