Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
The Sweetwater County Local Emergency Planning Committee, is a State entity created pursuant to SARA Title III, The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986. The LEPC is appointed by the State Emergency Response Commission. The LEPC serves as a group of professionals in the community for the purpose of information, training, discussions, and education of the public about hazardous substances, emergency planning, health, and environmental risks. 

The Sweetwater County LEPC represents the community with members from the following groups and organizations:  
    Community Groups 
    Elected Officials
    First Responders
    Media
    Owner/Operators

The Officers of the LEPC are: 
    Chair Judy Roderick
    Co-Chair Jim Wamsley
    Secretary Emily Covey

The LEPC's Tasks are to: 
  • Write emergency plans to protect the public from chemical accidents.
  • Set up procedures to warn and, if necessary, evacuate the public in case of emergency.
  • Provide citizens and local governments with information about hazardous chemicals and accidental releases of chemicals in their communities.
  • Prepare public reports on annual releases of toxic chemicals into the air, water and soil.
  • LEPC By-Laws
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