Local Emergency Planning Committee
Pursuant to the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act, the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is responsible for preparing a regional hazardous materials emergency response plan, serves as a repository for regional hazardous materials information, and performs outreach functions to increase hazardous materials awareness. LEPC membership consists of local professionals representing occupational categories such as firefighting, law enforcement, reporting facilities, media, community groups, emergency management, health, and/or transportation.
Also, with the support of the Talbot County DES Emergency Planner, the LEPC supports the County’s Comprehensive Emergency Management program by reviewing plans and providing recommendations.
For more information concerning the LEPC you may contact the Talbot County Department of Emergency Services at 410-770-8160
LEPC Meeting Schedule – 11 a.m.
The meetings are held at the Talbot County Operations Center, 605 Port Street, Easton, MD. Meetings are held quarterly, the last Thursday of the first month in the quarter