Under EPCRA, any person may request hazardous materials information held by the LEPC. Information available from the Mid-America LEPC includes:
Tier II Reports, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Written Follow-up Notices of Emergency Chemical Releases and other information received from facility owners.
All requests shall be in writing (email, fax, letter) and include the name of the requestor, contact information and the specific information requested. Requests for tier II information shall be made with respect to a specific facility by name and address. If the Mid-America LEPC has the information, it will provide the information as requested. If the information is not on hand, the Mid-America LEPC will request the information from the appropriate entity, if the information is not otherwise protected.
Public information request should be submitted to MARC’s Custodian of Records, via letter, email or fax at:
Mid-America Regional Council c/o Mid America LEPC
600 Broadway, Suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64105-1659 (816) 474-4240
Fax: (816) 421-7758
Note: The Mid-America LEPC will reply to all requests within three days with either the requested information or with a timeline to provide the requested information. Federal law allows for up to 45 days to produce tier II information, depending on its availability. (40 CFR Part 370, § 370.60 – 370.63) The LEPC will not generate specialized lists or sort existing electronic databases to meet the specific needs of a requestor unless the requestor can demonstrate a valid public need and the request does not create an undue burden; such requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis with final disposition determined jointly by the LEPC chair and a MARC official (director of financial affairs or executive director). An EPCRA requestor may also arrange a date and time to meet with Mid-American LEPC representatives during normal business hours to review records held by the LEPC.