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Missoula City-County Health Department COVID-19 Information

Joint Information Center: Community COVID-19 Information and Resources

Information on Missoula County offices reopening to the public Monday, June 1

Missoula County phones: Missoula County continues to experience a high volume of calls. You may get a busy signal or experience long hold times when you call. Staff are working on solutions to decrease wait times. You may be able to find what you need at www.missoulacounty.us/directory/help. Thank you for your patience.

 

Hazardous Materials Reporting

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Missoula County maintains a listing of businesses that handle and store potentially hazardous chemicals. This inventory is kept in accordance with Environmental Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA), commonly known as SARA Title III, Tier II. Tier II reporting applies to any facility at which a hazardous chemical, as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Act, is present in an amount exceeding a specified threshold.  Federal regulations have established reporting requirements of hazardous chemicals to enhance community awareness of chemical hazards and to help develop state and community emergency response plans. The Missoula LEPC asks facilities to voluntarily report chemical storage below federal reporting requirements.

Facilities within Missoula County that handle or store hazardous materials are strongly encouraged to use E-Plan as their basic Tier 2 reporting methodology.

As an alternative, paper forms may be completed using the Tier II Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory Form. This list is maintained through the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), businesses reporting these materials can click here to email the Office of Emergency Management or can call (406) 258-3631. 


Further guidance and information can be found on the EPA's EPCRA website. Other comprehensive websites that provide additional chemical right-to-know information for Missoula County include Scorecard and RTK Net.