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Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Who We Are…

The Greene County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is responsible, under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know act of 1986, for the development of Greene County’s Hazardous Material Emergency Response Plan.

The Greene County LEPC promotes emergency planning, preparedness, and public awareness, to protect the community from the potential impact of natural or technological hazards of hazardous chemicals and substances, and related disasters.

The LEPC serves as the link between citizens, industry, and government in emergency planning and preparedness for the community

2023 Hazardous Materials Flow Study Final Report

Upcoming LEPC Meetings

All meetings held at the Greene County Public Safety Center
(Greene County Public Safety Center 330 W Scott Street Springfield, MO 65802) bimonthly (February, April, June, August, October, December) on the third Thursday from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.

Meeting Minutes

  • 2023 October - LEPC General Minutes
  • 2023 December - LEPC General Minutes

  • Tier II Filing Requirements

    Greene County facilities, storing hazardous chemicals, may have to report this activity by March 1st every year as required by state and federal regulations, which implement the Federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986. In general, a report is required for each chemical being stored in excess of specified limits at any time during the previous calendar year:

    • Gasoline (all grades) - 75,000 gallons
    • Diesel (all grades) - 100,000 gallons
    • Hazardous chemical (as defined by OSHA) - 10,000 pounds
    • Extremely hazardous chemical (as listed by EPA) to 500 pounds
    • Explosives - 100 pounds for 15 days or longer

    Facilities meeting this requirement must submit a Missouri Tier Two report to the Missouri Emergency Response Commission (includes a fee), the Greene County Local Emergency Planning Committee at the address below, and the local fire service. However, the local fire service must be notified within 24 hours of storing more than 100 pounds of explosives. Additional information is available by contacting the Greene County Local Emergency Planning Committee at (417)-869-6040 or by mail at 330 W. Scott Street, Springfield, MO 65802.

    Tier II Reporting Link

    Report a Spill

    Reporting a spill must be done quickly. To report a spill you must contact each of the following:

    Mission Statement

    Implement proactive measures that make Springfield and Greene County a national model of community resilience through prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.


    Contact Us

    Office of Emergency Management Greene County Public Safety Center
    330 W Scott Street
    Springfield, MO 65802
    (417) 869-6040 (417) 869-6654 Office of Emergency Management

    Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (except holidays). A staff member assigned as Duty Officer maintains an on-call, 24/7 status.

    2024 PSC Usage Request Form