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Responsible for Tier II Reporting

Q. A business switched ownership during the year 2015. Which company is responsible for Tier II reporting for 2015?

A. If the ownership of a facility changes, both owners are responsible for Tier II reporting and each must submit a report. In addition, the new owners are required to contact their respective LEPCs within 30 days of the facilities changing ownership to inform them of any changes to information that is relevant to emergency planning.