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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter JPart 355Subpart D → §355.60


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 355—EMERGENCY PLANNING AND NOTIFICATION
Subpart D—Additional Provisions


§355.60   What is the relationship between the emergency release notification requirements of this part and the release notification requirements of CERCLA?

The emergency release notification requirements of this part are in addition to the release notification requirements of CERCLA. If you have a release of a CERCLA hazardous substance, you must comply with the emergency release notification requirements of this part and the release notification requirements of CERCLA section 103, codified at 40 CFR part 302. Use this table to determine which emergency release notification requirements apply to your release:

If a reportable quantity of a substance is released within a 24-hour period at your facility And if the release is reportable under EPCRA Section 304, you must And if the release is reportable under CERCLA Section 103, you must
(a) And the substance is on BOTH the list of EHSs (Appendices A and B of this part) AND the list of CERCLA Hazardous Substances (40 CFR 302.4)Notify the LEPC and the SERC in accordance with §§355.40 through 355.43 of this part (except for a release during transportation or from storage incident to transportation; see §355.42(b))Comply with the release notification requirements of CERCLA section 103 and its implementing regulations (40 CFR part 302). Call the NRC at 800-424-8802.
(b) And the substance is on the list of CERCLA Hazardous Substances (40 CFR 302.4) and not on the list of EHSs (Appendices A and B of this part)Notify the LEPC and the SERC, in accordance with §§355.40 through 355.43 of this part (except for a release during transportation or from storage incident to transportation; see in §355.42(b))Comply with the release notification requirements of CERCLA section 103 and its implementing regulations (40 CFR part 302). Call the NRC at 800-424-8802.
(c) And the substance is on the list of EHSs (Appendices A and B of this part) and not the list of CERCLA Hazardous Substances (40 CFR 302.4)Notify the LEPC and the SERC in accordance with §§355.40 through 355.43 of this part (except for a release during transportation or from storage incident to transportation; see §355.42(b))

Note: This table only applies to reportable releases, not to exempt releases.

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