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Emergency & Risk Management

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

T he Local Emergency Planning Committee is a product of federal legislation that was passed in the wake of the Bhopal disaster in India, where more  than 2,000 people died because of an accident involving an accidental release of a . . .

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Accessibility of SARA Title III Hazardous Substance Information

Section 324 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, also known as SARA Title III (Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, PL99-499) requires notice be given to the public of the means to access information . . .

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The LEPC, SARA Title III and Tier II Reports

On or before March 1 of every year, facilities must comply with reporting requirements as specified in the code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR Part 370). An owner or operator of a facility must maintain a Material Safety Data . . .

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Barton County LEPC Meetings

T he Barton County LEPC meets in the months of January, April, July and October, although meetings may be scheduled during other months with proper notice. The next LEPC meeting has been scheduled for:   . . .

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