The Boulder County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) works with the community to identify industrial hazardous materials and keep the community informed of the potential risk. All companies that have certain types and quantities of hazardous chemicals must report annually to the LEPC. If the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires your company to keep a Safety Data Sheet (SDS, formerly Material Safety Data Sheet, or MSDS) on file for any chemicals stored or used in the workplace, and the chemical(s) is stored in quantities equal to or greatest than the Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) for that chemical, then you must report it. The public is encouraged to participate in the process. For more information about the Boulder County LEPC, contact the Boulder Office of Emergency Management at (303) 441-3390.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*All LEPC meetings will be held at the Boulder Emergency Operations Center (3280 Airport Rd, Boulder) from 1:00-2:30 pm unless otherwise noted.
News & Updates
Colorado has instituted single-point submission for Tier II reporting. Facility owners/operators are required to submit their reports to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). Boulder County does not require additional reporting and will obtain Tier II reporting from CDPHE directly.
- Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA)
- EPCRA Requirements
- EPA Region 8 Support
- National Response Team (NRT) Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning Guidance
- Actions to Improve Chemical Facility Safety and Security – A Shared Commitment
- Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations (CAMEO)