Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is a federally mandated entity composed of state and local officials, business representatives, members of the press, and community groups. Under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), LEPCs must develop an emergency response plan, review the plan at least annually, and provide information about chemicals in the community to citizens.
The purpose of the Prince George’s County LEPC is to enhance Prince George’s County’s preparedness and response to hazardous materials incidents by involving the government, private business, nonprofit organizations, and citizens in planning and preparing for such an incident.
The Prince George’s County LEPC will also act as an advisory committee to the Prince George’s County Government in regard to emergency preparedness and response for hazardous materials and will fulfill any and all additional requirements articulated under the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (“EPCRA”).
Membership in the Prince George's County LEPC is open to individuals who have an interest in emergency preparedness. The following representatives must be present in the Prince George's LEPC:
- Elected state and local officials
- Law enforcement personnel
- Civil defense personnel
- Firefighting personnel
- EMS personnel
- Health personnel
- Local environment personnel
- Hospital personnel
- Transportation personnel
- Broadcast and print media personnel
- Representatives of community groups
- Owners and operations of facilities subject to EPCRA requirements
If you are interested in becoming a part of Prince George's County LEPC, please email or call 301-324-4400 for more information.
LEPC Meeting Information
LEPC meetings provide a forum for collaboration between the public, private, and non-profit sectors. In addition, these forums will be used to deliver emergency preparedness education.
2023 – 2024 LEPC Quarterly Meeting Information
LEPC membership review and quarterly meeting planning is underway. Please check back for updated information.
Previous LEPC Quarterly Meeting Information
Friday, February 21, 2020
Monday, April 27, 2020
Monday, July 13, 2020
Monday, October 19, 2020
- Time 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
- Location Office of Emergency Management
7915 Anchor St.
Landover, MD 20785
- Please RSVP to email: email@example.com