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Michigan SARA Title III Program

Contact: SARA Title III Program (517) 373-8481

SARA Title III is a federal act, and is enforced in Michigan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The requirements are implemented in Michigan under an executive order from the Governor. 

 

SARA Title III Reporting 

 

The Michigan SARA Title III Program oversees reporting under SARA Title III. It is housed in the Department of Environmental Quality's Office of Environmental Assistance and receives all reports on behalf of the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC). 

 

There are NO FEES associated with reporting under SARA Title III in Michigan. 

 

The following lists the SARA Title III reports and identifies who must receive copies: 

 

 

SARA TITLE III SECTION 

 

REPORT REQUIREMENT 

 

REPORT FORM 

 

REPORT DUE 

 

AGENCIES TO RECEIVE REPORT 

302 

Emergency Planning Notification 

Emergency Planning Notification - Online in Tier II Manager TM 

Within 60 days after threshold reached 

Michigan SARA Title III Program 

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) 

 

304 

Emergency Chemical Release - Initial Notification 

 

Within 15 minutes after discovery 

Pollution Emergency Alerting System (PEAS) at 800-292-4706 (in-state) or 517-373-0440 (outside of state) 

All LEPCs potentially affected by the release 

U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center (NRC) at 800-424-8802 

304 

Emergency Chemical Release - Follow-up 

Spill or Release Report 

Within 30 days after initial notice 

Michigan SARA Title III Program 

All LEPCs affected by the release 

 

311 

Initial Hazardous Chemical Inventory 

Online in Tier II ManagerTM 

Within 3 months after threshold reached 

Michigan SARA Title III Program 

LEPC 

Local fire department 

312 

Tier Two - Emergency Planning & Hazardous Chemical Inventory 

Tier Two  - Online in Tier II ManagerTM 

Annually, by March 1 

Michigan SARA Title III Program 

LEPC 

Local fire department 

313 

Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Form R 

Form R 

Annually, by July 1 

Michigan SARA Title III Program 

EPCRA Reporting Center 

 



Michigan SARA Title III Program  

Department of Environmental Quality

PO Box 30457

Lansing, MI  48909-7957 

(517) 373-8481 

E-mail: deq-sara@michigan.gov 

Internet: www.michigan.gov/sara 

 

For federal express or UPS deliveries: 

Michigan SARA Title III Program 

DEQ - OEA 

Constitution Hall, 1 North 

525 West Allegan

Lansing, MI  48933

SARA Title III Emergency Planning 

 

The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP EMHSD) oversees emergency planning under SARA Title III. For information regarding Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) or off-site emergency plans required under SARA Title III, contact MSP EMHSD: 

 

Mr. Jay Eickholt 

Michigan State Police 

Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division 

4000 Collins Road

Lansing, MI  48909-8136

(517) 333-2749 

E-mail: eickholtj1@michigan.gov 

Internet: www.michigan.gov/emhsd 

Related Content
 •  Michigan Facilities' Guide to SARA Title III, Emergency Planning and Release Reporting - 12th Edition
January 2014
 •  SARA Title III Tier Two Workshop Series
 •  SARA Mission and Goals
 •  List of Lists, Consolidated List of Chemicals Subject to EPCRA and Clean Air Act 112(r)
 •  Michigan SARA Title III Fact Sheet: The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act  PDF icon
 •  State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)
 •  An Employer's Guide to SARA Title III PDF icon
 •  SARA Title III Hazardous and Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Reporting Flow Chart PDF icon
 •  Local Emergency Planning Committees PDF icon
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