What does LEPC do?

Under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), an LEPC is the focal point for chemical emergency response planning and implementation in a community. The LEPC's key responsibilities are:

  • Assisting local governments in developing hazardous materials emergency response plans
  • Evaluating the community's need for resources to respond to hazardous materials emergencies
  • Processing requests from the public for information on hazardous chemicals in the community hazard assessment and vulnerability studies as well as exercising

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3. Who should participate in the LEPC?
4. What does the LEPC promote?
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6. When does the LEPC meet?