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

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