LEPC Volunteer Opportunities:

LEPC Members,

We need your help. We are still looking for members to staff public outreach events. Please consider registering to staff the LEPC information booth at one or more of the great events listed below. Booth setup will be pre-arranged; all you need to do is show up!

Reforest the Bluegrass
Hisle Park
Saturday, April 15, 2017
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sign-up for Reforest the Bluegrass

Arbor Day
UK Arboretum
Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Sign-up for Arbor Day

Have additional questions? Feel free to reach out to myself or John Bobel.

LEPC Information Booth

Planning an upcoming safety fair or employee education event? Email jbobel@lexingtonky.gov to schedule the LEPC booth and provide your team with important educational information and giveaways.


Welcome to LEPC

The primary mission of the Fayette Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is to develop and implement a community emergency response plan for releases of Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS); provide an interface between facilities handling EHS and the public; and provide education for appropriate protective actions to the community.

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA or SARA Title III) was passed by Congress in 1986. The state counterpart law for Kentucky is found in KRS Chapter 39. SARA Title III has two main purposes: it establishes authorities for emergency planning and preparedness at the community and state level; and provides local governments and the public with information about hazardous chemicals in their community through reporting measures. Most importantly, SARA Title III has established new relationships among levels of government, industry, institutions, environmental groups, the press and citizens.

 


2017 LEPC Schedule and Training

2017 LEPC Meeting Schedule

Click here for a copy of this year’s meeting schedule. Calendar invitations have been sent to committee members. All meetings have been entered on the LEPC website calendar.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

  1. HazMat Chemistry for Emergency Responders
    • April 18, 2017, 8:30-4:30 at State EOC, Frankfort
  2. Disaster Management for Public Services (MGT-317)
    • April 26-27, 2017 in Campbell County (.pdf)
  3. 2017 Kentucky Zika Summit
    • May 11, 2017 at Heritage Hall, Lexington Center, 430 W Vine Street, Lexington
  4. Intermediate ICS 300 for Expanding Incidents (MGT-904) with Incident Command Systems Forms Review (MGT-347)
    • September 19-21, 2017 in Campbell County (.pdf)

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