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Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
The mission of the New Hanover County LEPC is to effectively plan for emergencies involving hazardous materials.  The LEPC is tasked with the responsibility for SARA Title III Environmental Compliance; HAZMAT training and exercises; Site-Specific Chemical Planning Programs; Coordination of chemical information to emergency responders; and maintenance of the county-wide HAZMAT Incident Management Plan. The LEPC meets monthly and the public is invited to attend LEPC meetings.

Scheduled Meetings
LEPC MeetingTBD5/14/2014 12:00 PM
LEPC MeetingTBD8/13/2014 12:00 PM
LEPC MeetingTBD11/12/2014 12:00 PM

Executive Committee
Committee Member

Kevin Cowan, Chair
Safety Officier
North Carolina State Ports​

Elizabeth Meyer

Mark Venters, Secretary
Site Security and Emergency Preparedness
GE Hitachi​

LEPC Membership
AAI Pharma
Elements Chromium
Exxon South Wilmington Terminal
Fortron Industries
Gemeral Electric
Global Nuclear Fuels
New Hanover County Board of Commissioners
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Environmental Management
New Hanover County Fire Services
New Hanover County Health Department
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
North Carolina Department Environmental and Natural Resources
North Carolina State Port Police
North Carolina State Ports Authority
Public Health Regional Surveillance Team-2
Southeast Response and Remediation
Southern States Chemical
United States Coast Guard - MSO Wilmington
University of North Carolina at Wilmington - EH&S
Vopak Terminals East Coast
Wilmington Fire Department
LEPC Documents