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Local Emergency Planning Committee

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The Sheboygan County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) strives to continually:

  • Provide a safe environment for all County residents and visitors.
  • Provide emergency response information and identification of hazardous chemicals to the public.
  • Conduct education and awareness campaigns as a key function of this dedication.
  • Keep the public informed about emergency response actions in the event of an accidental chemical release, spill, or natural disaster

These efforts represent our dedication to the public and the success of the LEPC to promote "Safety in Knowledge".


Federal Law P.L. 99-499 is a public law enacted in October, 1986 by the United States Congress to protect and inform all citizens of the existence of hazardous chemicals that may be manufactured, stored, distributed or used in a community. P.L. 99-499 is the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986, Title III of the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986.

Information about these hazardous chemicals and locations is available for public review at the following location between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday during regular business hours:

Sheboygan County Law Enforcement Center
525 North 6th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Information available includes lists of facilities reporting, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), inventory forms of chemicals, emergency response plans and, if any are filed, follow-up emergency notices of releases from facilities. Telephone inquiries as to specific information contained in the files will not be accepted. Copies of documents may be made at the expense of the requester and at rates prescribed by the Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department and approved by the Law Committee of the Sheboygan County Board of Supervisors.

Information available is limited to compliance with P.L. 99-499 and does not include all chemicals that may pose a threat to humans, animals, or to the environment. Questions related to this notice should be addressed to Steven Steinhardt, Sheboygan County Emergency Management Director at 920-459-3360. This legal notice is published to inform the general public and complies with Section 324 of P.L. 99-499.