The Community Right-to-Know Program
The Community Right-to-Know Law [Local Law 26 of 1988], requires the City to effectively regulate the storage, use, and handling of hazardous substances. As part of the law, DEP oversees the use and storage of hazardous substances that pose a threat to public health and environment in the city through its Right-to-Know (RTK) Program.
The RTK Program manages the reporting and storage of hazardous substances by requiring businesses and facilities to annually file a Tier II report detailing the quantity, location, and chemical nature of every hazardous substance stored within their facilities throughout the five boroughs.
The Community Right-to-Know Program uses an online reporting system that allows the facilities to electronically submit their Annual, Revision or Updated Tier II Submissions. Facilities can choose to pay online using an electronic check or credit card.
Filing Deadline: March 1st every year
Tier II Video Tutorials
Support for Facilities
Local Law & Regulations Documents