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Haz-Chem Preparedness and Response

Changes to Tier II Filing - 2018

Please do not complete your 2018 Tier II filing (RY 2017) until we notify you that the changes are made in the software and it is ready to start updating.

Tier II Reporting Software

Use the following link to submit your Tier II filing for the past reporting year.

Tier II Reporting Software

Changes to Tier II Filing - 2017

Use the following link to see changes to Tier II filing for 2017.

Tier II Filing Changes

Tier II Reporting Software

ND Tier II Instructions


Tier II Reporting Instructions - Facilities that have NEVER filed before
Tier II Reporting Instructions - Facilities that have PREVIOUSLY filed

Location Tools

Lat-Long Tool (link)

Legal Description Tool (link)

Program Overview

Started in 1988, the Hazardous Chemicals Preparedness and Response Program requires yearly reporting to inventory hazardous and toxic chemicals stored across North Dakota.

Typical facilities reporting are:

  • Bulk fuel plants
  • Anhydrous ammonia plants
  • Propane plants
  • Agricultural processing plants
  • Energy producing sites
  • Oil producing sites

Storage fees collected are divided equally between NDDES to cover program expenses and the Local Emergency Planning Commissions (LEPCs) located in each county. The LEPCs may use the money to fund training, exercising, equipment, response, and salaries.

Program Outlook

Revenues are anticipated to increase an average of around five percent per year. This growth is mostly due to continuing changes in North Dakota's agricultural, manufacturing, and energy industries. Modern agriculture practices are utilizing additional chemicals in crop production. The advent of no-till farming and genetic engineered crops requires fertilizers along with new and additional chemicals for control of weeds and insects. Coal mining and its use by electrical generating plants and the manufacture of products such as synthetic natural gas are growing. Oil exploration and drilling have increased tremendously in the last few years and the risks to local communities are increasing. Also, new and larger pipelines that carry energy related products are being built and proposed across the state.

The result of this changing landscape is the increased amount of hazardous materials manufactured, stored, transported, and used throughout the state.

EPCRA Information

Below, please find links to miscellaneous EPCRA information:

List of Lists Database

Federal EPCRA Factsheet

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Requirements

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act Overview


List of Lists Database: View By CAS Number

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Database

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Database

For further information about the Haz Chem Preparedness and Response program, please contact:

Haz-Chem Preparedness and Response
Fraine Barracks Lane - Building 35
PO Box 5511
Bismarck, ND 58504
T: 701.328.8100
F: 701.328.8181
Toll Free: 800.773.3259


Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
Current EM Information
EPCRA Frequent Questions - Sections 311 & 312


CFATS Fact Sheet
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CFATS Regional Directory
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CURRENTLY UNDER REVISION - Farm Fuel Tank Safety Guide
File Size: 120.22 kb

01-06-2016 PREVIOUSLY filed Tier II Instructions
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01-10-2017 NEVER filed Tier II Instructions
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Changes to Tier II Filing - 2017
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Crude Oil Response Preparedness Report - December 2015
File Size: 3033.48 kb

Fire Department Listing
File Size: 28.28 kb

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LEPC Handbook - Current
File Size: 685.65 kb

McKenzie County Fire Department Mailing Addresses
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Oil and Gas Production Industry Guidelines
File Size: 506.78 kb

Section 302 and 303 Form
File Size: 189.12 kb

This site updated as of 9/25/2017.