• By Albert Depew

Local Emergency Planning Committee

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The Carson City Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meets quarterly and has been since 1988. The responsibilities of the LEPC are stated in law: each LEPC must develop an emergency plan, collect and store information provided by facilities, and make that information available to the public.The LEPC is a forum for all hazard emergency planning. 

What Does the LEPC Do?

Under EPCRA, the LEPC is the focal point for chemical emergency response planning and implementation in the community. The Committee’s mission has expanded to include all risks. The Carson City LEPC provides a forum to discuss, coordinate and provide information for a broad range of emergencies from severe weather to terrorism.

Who Participates in the LEPC?

The Carson City LEPC is comprised of representatives from Carson City; state agencies; local industry and organizations; health and medical agencies; fire and EMS; law enforcement; tribal partners, education partners; including college and school district, elected officials and concerned citizens.

Meeting Dates for 2017:

Carson City Fire Department, 777 S. Stewart St., Carson City, NV - Station 51

1:30 PM - March 7, 2017, June 6, 2017, September 12, 2017 and December 5, 2017

For more information or an agenda please contact: Sprice@carson.org