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With the cooperation and supervision of the County Commissioners, the LEPC is responsible for receiving and processing Tier Two reports from county-wide facilities; receiving and processing requests from the public regarding information on hazardous materials manufactured, used, stored or transported throughout the county; and establishing and making known the proper procedures for notification during impending or actual situations involving hazardous materials. The LEPC is also responsible for the development and implementation of Annex N (Hazardous Materials Incident Response Plan) and maintenance of the Latah County Emergency Operations Plan. LEPC also provides assistance for exercising the local and county plans, assisting in the identification of hazards and resources throughout the county and providing assistance to local governments and industry in planning for response to hazardous materials incidents.
The LEPC also provides for training and maintains a calendar of available training for first-responders in the county and assures county compliance with federal and state regulations as they apply to the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act and the Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986.
This committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of every even month, 9:00 – 11:00 AM at the Latah County Courthouse in Room 2B.
Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), Title III, (also known as the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986), Section 324 (b), that the hazardous materials emergency response plans; Tier Two inventory forms and the material safety data sheets (MSDSs) that have been submitted for facilities in Latah County are on file in the Latah County Disaster Services office. Individuals wishing to review and comment on these documents may do so by contacting Sandy Rollins, Coordinator for Latah County Disaster Services and the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), Room 323 of the Federal Building in Moscow during normal working hours. Telephone 883-2265 for more information. A follow-up emergency release notice may subsequently be issued in the event a significant hazardous materials release occurs within Latah County.
Dated this 1st day of October, 2014.
Mike Neelon, Coordinator
Elizabeth King, Chairman
Latah County LEPC