Section 1509.231 | Database of information for responding to emergencies.
(A) A person that is regulated under this chapter and rules adopted under it and that is required to submit information under the "Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986," 100 Stat. 1728, 42 U.S.C. 11022, and regulations adopted under it shall submit the information to the chief of the division of oil and gas resources management on or before the first day of March of each calendar year. The person shall submit the information in accordance with rules adopted under division (B) of this section.
(B) The chief, in consultation with the emergency response commission created in section 3750.02 of the Revised Code, shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code that specify the information that shall be included in an electronic database that the chief shall create and host. The information shall be information that the chief considers to be appropriate for the purpose of responding to emergency situations that pose a threat to public health or safety or the environment. The rules shall require that the information be consistent with the information that a person that is regulated under this chapter is required to submit under the "Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986," 100 Stat. 1728, 42 U.S.C. 11022, and regulations adopted under it.
In addition, the rules shall do all of the following:
(1) Specify whether and to what extent the database and the information that it contains will be made accessible to the public;
(2) Ensure that the information submitted for the database will be made immediately available to the emergency response commission, the local emergency planning committee of the emergency planning district in which a facility is located, and the fire department having jurisdiction over a facility;
(3) Ensure that the information submitted for the database includes the information required to be reported under section 3750.08 of the Revised Code and rules adopted under section 3750.02 of the Revised Code.
(C) As used in this section, "emergency planning district," "facility," and "fire department" have the same meanings as in section 3750.01 of the Revised Code.
Last updated April 20, 2021 at 3:27 PM
Available Versions of this Section
- September 29, 2015 – House Bill 64, 131st General Assembly [ View September 29, 2015 Version ]