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Upcoming Events

The Next Chicago LEPC Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00PM; Meeting to be held at OEMC 1411 W Madison St, Room 465, Chicago, IL 60607You must be an active LEPC member to … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Chicago LEPC

The purpose of the Chicago Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is to provide oversight and management of provisions of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA Title III), and the Emergency Preparedness and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 in … Continue reading

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Tier II Chemical Inventory Reporting

Submission of Tier II reports is required under Section 312 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA). The purpose of this report is to provide State, local officials, and the public with specific information on potential … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Local Emergency Planning Committee? Why was the LEPC formed? Who serves on the LEPC? What is required in a plan? How do you know what to plan for? What is the Local Emergency Planning Committee? The Local … Continue reading

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Risk Management Plan

Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rule Overview Section 112(r) of the Clean Air Act Amendments requires EPA to publish regulations and guidance for chemical accident prevention at facilities that use certain hazardous substances. These regulations and guidance are contained in the … Continue reading

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Emergency Calls: 911 versus 311

911:  Call 911 to report an emergency involving: any crime, medical situation, fire, or hazardous material incident that is in progress; or any crime that has just occurred and if the suspect is still on the scene, or if there is a possibility … Continue reading

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References and Useful Weblinks

Information for Tier II Filers in Illinois: http://www.illinois.gov/iema/Preparedness/SERC/Pages/default.aspx U.S. EPA Pages and Documents: Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know http://www2.epa.gov/epcra EPA Consolidated List of Chemicals Subject to the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act … Continue reading

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

We would like to gratefully acknowledge SET Environmental, Inc. for their generous support which has made this website possible. SET Environmental provides environmental management services to a nationwide client base. https://www.setenv.com/

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