Local Emergency Planning Committees
Under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) must develop an emergency response plan, review the plan at least annually, and provide information about chemicals in the community to residents. Plans are developed by LEPCs with stakeholder participation. The LEPC membership must include (at a minimum):
Elected state and local officials,
Police, fire, civil defense, and public health professionals,
Environment, transportation, and hospital officials,
Facility representatives, and
Representatives from community groups and the media.
Resources and links
Big Horn County
Noon, fourth Tuesday each month. Ponderosa Room, George Amos Memorial Bldg, 412 S. Gillette Avenue, Gillette, Wyoming
quarterly, last Wednesday of the month, generally in Jan, Apr, July, Oct.
107 N 5th St. Douglas, Wyoming
Quarterly, Crook County Courthouse, 309 Cleveland St, Sundance. December Meeting scheduled for Dec. 4 at 3 p.m.
Meetings postponed due to COVID-19
1 p.m. Last Tuesday of the months of Jan., April, July and Oct.
Hot Springs County 2 p.m. Jan. 13, Thermopolis Fire Hall
9 a.m. Second Thursday of every month. 26 N. DeSmet, Planning Meeting Room
May 17, 2021 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.
August 17, 2021 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.
November 11, 2021 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.
Quarterly - Third Tuesday of the month at the Niobrara County Courthouse, 415 South Elm
3 p.m., Fourth Thursday of January, April, July, October, Wheatland Fire Training Center, 759 E Cole, Wheatland
5:30 p.m., 2nd Floor Public Meeting Room, Sheridan County Courthouse
April 21, 2021
May 19, 2021
June 16, 2021
August 18, 2021
September 15, 2021
October 20, 2021
November 17, 2021
8:30 a.m. Second Wednesday of the months of Jan., March, May, July. Sept. and Nov.
First Thursday of the months of February, May, August and Nov.
8:30 a.m., every third Thursday in January, March, May, July, September, November
Meeting currently being held virtually
2 p.m., every third Thursday in January, March, May, July, September, November
7 p.m. last Wednesday of each month at the Newcastle Fire Hall