Thursday, January 16, 2014

Clark County Hazmat Response Planning Committee to Meet on January 28

The Clark County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will hold its annual business meeting at 2 PM on Tuesday, January 28 at the Vancouver Community Library. The purpose of the meeting is to review the Clark County Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Plan and to take care of other required committee business. The meeting is open to the public and public involvement is encouraged. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about the Hazmat Plan and to provide comments on it.  

The Vancouver Community Library is located at 901 C Street in Vancouver, Washington (98660).  Due to potential space limitations, anyone interested in attending is encouraged to notify the LEPC administrator, John Wheeler, at (360) 992-6271 or

In accordance with the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), each county in Washington State is required to have an LEPC. The LEPC is responsible for making information about local hazardous materials available to the public and for the development and maintenance of the county's emergency plan for responding to hazardous materials incidents.  The updated plan is available on the LEPC website along with other information about the LEPC.

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