Erie County Local Emergency Planning Committee

Erie County Local Emergency Planning Committee Welcome to the *OFFICIAL* Erie County LEPC page! In the event of an actual emergency please call 911. The Erie County Local Emergency Planning Committee is a voluntary group of about 150 professionals committed to enhancing hazardous materials preparedness The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is a product of federal legislation passed in the wake of the Bhopal disaster in India, where thousands of people died because of an accident involving hazardous chemicals.

To prevent similar occurrences in our communities, Congress passed the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), also known as Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), in 1986. EPCRA establishes requirements for businesses and for federal, state, and local governments regarding emergency planning and community right-to-know (CRTK) reporting for hazard

To prevent similar occurrences in our communities, Congress passed the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), also known as Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), in 1986. EPCRA establishes requirements for businesses and for federal, state, and local governments regarding emergency planning and community right-to-know (CRTK) reporting for hazard

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Public Information Forum Announced!
08/30/2016

Public Information Forum Announced!

09/09/2015

Emergency Preparedness With Erie County LEPC

09/17/2014

Public Information Forum

03/11/2014

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03/11/2014

Erie County Local Emergency Planning Committee's cover photo

03/10/2014
How To Shelter In Place During Chemical Emergencies In Your Community | Local Emergency Planning...

Have you ever heard the term shelter-in-place? But you're not really sure what it means or how it applies to you and your family. Here are some tips from your local emergency planning committee http://www2.erie.gov/lepc/index.php?q=how-shelter-place-during-chemical-emergencies-your-community

"Shelter in Place" is one of the basic instructions you may receive from public safety officials during a chemical emergency in your community. Sheltering in place offers you and your family immediate protection for a short time in your home. If you are told to shelter in place, take your children a...

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