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Community Right to Know (CRTK)

4700 Elmore  Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Phone:  907-267-4900
FAX: 907-249-7788
fireprevention@muni.org

NEW 2019 Community Right-to-Know (CRTK)
Tier II Reporting Instructions  - UPDATED 12/24/18

Starting January 1, 2019 all facilities within the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) will be required to email their completed CRTK Tier II to the Anchorage Fire Department (AFD) Fire Prevention at Fireprevention@muni.org. Facilities may complete their Tier II report using the authorized Alaska Tier II paper form, EPA Tier2 software or State of Alaska State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) requirements.  All MOA facilities are responsible for emailing their reports to AFD Fire Prevention by March 1st. 

We apologize for this inconvenience.  Your continuing cooperation and partnership make the CRTK a successful model program, keeping Anchorage safe for everyone

In addition to submitting Tier II reports to AFD Fire Prevention, facilities are required to submit a report to the SERC. Information for Tier II reporting to the SERC is located at https://ready.alaska.gov/tierII/Default.aspx.  Reports submitted to the SERC will not be sent to AFD automatically and does not fulfill submission to the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). Only completed forms emailed to AFD Fire Prevention will fulfill submission to the LEPC. 

 

Authorized Alaska Tier II Paper Form

1. Click here for Tier II paper form and  click here for instructions

2. Email completed form, sitemap/floor plan and NFPA 704 Placarding verification (photo) to fireprevention@muni.org by March 1st.

3. Keep a copy of your email as proof of submission

    

 Tier2 Submit Software

1. Download the software at https://www.epa.gov/epcra/tier2-submit-software. If you have any problems with downloading a copy of Tier2 Submit, contact the Risk Management Plan (RMP) Reporting Center (RMPRC@epacdx.net) or call (703) 227-7650.  The RMP Reporting Center is staffed on weekdays from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Eastern Time.

2. Complete and print the Tier2 Submit form. If you need assistance please refer to the Tier2 Submit tutorial at https://www.epa.gov/epcra/2017-tier2-submit-tutorial

3. Email the completed form, sitemap/floor plan and NFPA 704 Placarding verification (photo) to fireprevention@muni.org by March 1st.

4. Keep a copy of your email as proof of submission

     

State of Alaska

1. Complete Tier II report according to SERC instructions located at https://ready.alaska.gov/tierII/Default.aspx.  Email a copy of the completed report, sitemap/floor plan and NFPA 704 Placarding verification (photo) to fireprevention@muni.org by March 1st. 

2. Keep a copy of your email as proof of submission

                                                                            

 History and Purpose

The Community Right to Know (CRTK) program was enacted in 1980 as the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).  In 1986, CERCLA was expanded and refined with the Superfund Amendments and Re-authorization Act (SARA). A critical part known as SARA Title III, the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPRCRA) greatly affects the safety of citizens and emergency responders throughout the country.

The State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) and the State of Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Division of Emergency Services (ADES) help communities meet program requirements. The Municipality Of Anchorage provides resources from the Anchorage Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management for the Anchorage LEPC who together have created a model program of risk management and personnel safety.

All facilities within the geographic boundaries of the Municipality Of Anchorage are required to evaluate the hazard of the chemicals, and any substances or materials, used stored or sold on their site and file a Tier II form annually to the Anchorage Fire Department with a copy to ADEC. Alaska State Statute Title 29 outlines the requirements and establishes the authority for the Municipality of Anchorage in implementing a CRTK program. Anchorage Municipal Code Chapter 16 outlines the reporting requirements for the Municipality Of Anchorage. ‚Äč