Emergency Response Commission (SERC)
The Wyoming SERC was created April 17, 1987 through Executive Order 1987-3. In 2004, the Wyoming State Legislature passed the Wyoming Emergency Response Act. One of the provisions of this act was to establish the SERC in statute and expand their roles and responsibilities.
The first meeting of the SERC, as established under the Wyoming Emergency Response Act, was held on Friday, Aug. 13, in Casper. This is an exciting time for the Commission they move forward in support of hazardous materials related issues. members (pdf) on the SERC represent mining, manufacturing, railroad, trucking, local government, medical, general public, emergency management, media, local law enforcement, emergency medical services, the Joint Tribal Council, fire services and the legislature.
following state agencies are also represented: Department of Transportation, Department
of Health, UW Environmental Health and Safety, Department of Environmental Quality,
Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety and the Department of Agriculture.
Don Huber, Worland Fire Chief, and State Emergency Response Commission member
representing the fire services was elected as chairman. Joe Hunter, representing
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, was elected as co-chairman. Future
projects for the State Emergency Response Commission to consider will include
rules for the regional response teams, review of Local Emergency Planning Committee
hazardous materials plans, and other projects that come to their attention. Review the SERC Bylaws
Tier II Information Requests
Email for Tier II reporting is email@example.com
II reporting requires reports be submitted for specific facilities and that each
specific facility be identified by name and physical address; therefore, pursuant
to 40 CFR370.30(c), a request for Tier II information must likewise identify
a specific facility.
When requesting Tier II information a requisite statement of need must accompany the request.
To establish residency, the request letter must be notarized.
Tier II documents are now available for download:
the electronic filing cover sheet:
the electronic Tier Two instructions:
SERC Planning District Rules
Wyoming is requesting facilities to use Tier2 Submit 2011 (links are above) and submit electronically:
The Wyoming State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) will not accept the American Petroleum Institute (API) "list of generic oil & gas industry chemical list" when reporting chemicals. Please be specific on chemical amounts in pounds and gallons when reporting. The Wyoming SERC encourages facilities to report the facility location in longitude and latitude to assist local first responders. Please see more information on Tier II reporting on the Wyoming SERC website at: http://wyohomelandsecurity.state.wy.us/serc.aspx
In addition to the electronic submission file from Tier2 Submit, the Wyoming SERC requests a completed electronic cover sheet and ONE page of the paper report bearing the official contact information and original signature. The SERC does NOT need a paper copy of the entire report if it is submitted in electronic format; however, paper may be needed by the local fire department and/or LEPC.
HMEP Cover Sheet
HMEP Reimbursement Request
II EPA: http://www.epa.gov/emergencies/content/epcra/tier2.htm