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SARA Title III, also known as the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, requires facilities to report hazardous chemical inventories to state and local officials that can be vital to emergency planning and the safety of the community.

These SARA Title III Tier Two Workshops will provide an overview of program regulations, reporting requirements, emergency planning requirements, and a step-by-step tutorial on logging into Tier II Manager and initiating a 2018 Tier II Annual Report.  Time has also been set aside to answer questions and assistance in logging into Tier ll Manager.

This workshop is recommended for owners, operators, and environmental and safety personnel of facilities that have hazardous materials on site.  Environmental consultants, LEPCs, and fire department personnel can also benefit from this workshop and are encouraged to attend.

Attendees also receive the 16th edition of the Michigan Facilities' Guide to SARA Title III, Emergency Planning and Release Reporting.

Continuing Education Credits (CECs): This workshop was approved for 0.3 Drinking Water and Wastewater CECs in the managerial category, and 3 CEHs for Professional Engineers.


Time Presentation
8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
SARA Title III Overview

Emergency Planning (Sections 302 & 303)
Emergency Release Notification (Section 304)
Hazardous Chemical Inventory (Sections 311 & 312)

Toxic Chemical Release Inventory (Section 313)

9:30 am BREAK
9:40 am

Tier II Reporting Requirements / Discussion on Changes to Chemical and Physical Health Hazards in Tier II Reporting.
Chemical storage and Tier II Reporting requirements under SARA Title III Sections 302, 311, and 312

10:30 am BREAK
10:40 am

Online Tier II Reporting Tutorial
A step-by-step tutorial on logging into Tier II Manager and initiating a 2017 Tier II Annual Report, discussion on changes to physical and health hazards in Tier II Management and answer frequently asked questions. 

11:30 am Questions and Assistance with Tier II Manager
12:00 pm ADJOURN


Registration Fee: $80
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January 23, 2019  GAYLORD
Gaylord University Center
80 Livingston Blvd., Gaylord, MI 49735

January 30, 2019  LANSING
Lansing Community College West
5708 Cornerstone Dr., Lansing, MI  48917

February 6, 2019  GRAND RAPIDS
GVSU L.V. Eberhard Center
301 W. Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI  49504

February 14, 2019  ANN ARBOR
Washtenaw Community College – Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E Huron Dr., Ann Arbor, MI  48105

Registration Questions:  Alana Berthold
517-284-6854 / 

Program Questions: Michigan SARA Title III Program
517-284-SARA /


CANCELATION POLICY: Cancellations received 5 business days prior to to the event will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after that time, and no-shows will be charged the full registration fee. Substitutions are welcome any time.



Individuals who need mobility, visual, hearing, written or other assistance for effective participation may contact Matt Tomlinson, Event Coordinator, at or 517-284-6854, by a date seven (7) business days prior to the event to request an accommodation. Requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed, but efforts will be made to provide the accommodation.