Oceana County Michigan

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Under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) must develop an emergency response plan, review the plan at least annually, and provide information about chemicals in the community to citizens. Plans are developed by LEPC with stakeholder participation.

 

The LEPC membership must include (at a minimum):

  • Elected state and local officials
  • Police, fire, emergency, and public health professionals
  • Environment, transportation, and hospital officials
  • Facility representatives
  • Representatives from community groups and the media

What are the required elements of a community emergency response plan?

  • Identification of facilities and transportation routes of extremely hazardous substances
  • Description of emergency response procedures, on and off site
  • Designation of a community coordinator and facility emergency coordinator(s) to implement the plan
  • Outline of emergency notification procedures
  • Description of how to determine the probable affected area and population by releases
  • Description of local emergency equipment and facilities and the persons responsible for them
  • Outline of evacuation plans
  • A training program for emergency responders
  • Exercising emergency response plans

Contact Emergency Management

Staff

James C. Duram
Emergency Manager
Jack White
Deputy Emergency Manager

County Services Building

844 S. Griswold Street
Suite 300
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: (231) 873-4473

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM for lunch

Send Emergency Management A Message

Oceana County News

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Posted: August 29th, 2019
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Vacancy on County Department of Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Posted: August 14th, 2019
The Oceana County Board of Commissioners is seeking one eligible veteran to serve on the County Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
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Gales Pond County Park

Posted: July 31st, 2019
If you would like to experience an aerial view of the park, click here. Mr. Joseph H. Klimovitz of
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Community Leaders Breakfast

Posted: May 21st, 2019
The 2019 Community Leaders Breakfast was held on May 17 at the Shelby Optimists Club located in the Shelby
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Upcoming Events

Nov28

Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oceana County Building
11:30am - 1:00pm
Dec5

Planning Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dec5

Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting

Oceana County Building
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dec12

Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oceana County Building
11:30am - 1:00pm
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