Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

LEPC: Our Mission

The mission of the Sedgwick County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) shall be to fulfill the requirements of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, commonly known as SARA Title III. In addition, the LEPC shall be an all-hazards planning committee to include information sharing, community planning, exercise design/implementation, the critique of emergency incidents—real or exercised, other activities aimed at efficient, compassionate, and rapid response to disaster survivors’, caregivers’ and workers’ needs in times of disasters.

As required by the Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to-Know Act (Public Law 99-499) and K.S.A. 65-5701 et seq., the public is provided with notice through this website that Emergency Operations Plans, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and Tier II forms have been submitted by the regulated business entities within Sedgwick County and are available for inspection at Sedgwick County Emergency Management, 714 N. Main St., Wichita, Kansas 67203 during normal business hours from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

If you wish to contact the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), please e-mail the committee at LEPC@sedgwick.gov.

LEPC – HMEP Exercise Series Dates 2024:

Workshop, Tabletop & Full Scale: Dates and location pending

Contact the LEPC for specific participation and/or sign-up procedures, unless already specified.

2023 Meetings:

November 18 - Meeting Minutes

2024 Meetings

Feb 15 Meeting Minutes

The schedule for the 2024 LEPC meetings, the presenters, and other details can be found here.

LEPC Membership List by ESF

What exactly is considered a Hazardous Material?

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     - EPA Envirofacts
     - If you See Something, Say Something!