The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is the coordination and oversight body for hazardous materials located in Snohomish County. The Committee's mandate, by Federal legislation, is to carry out the requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986.
LEPCs work in coordination with facilities that utilize / store hazardous materials, emergency responders, and various community stakeholders to prepare hazardous material emergency plans, serve as the repository for reports filed under Title III, and work to increase awareness, understanding, and compliance with the EPCRA.
Tier II Reporting
The Snohomish County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), in accordance with the Federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) or SARA Title III Section 312, requires completion of a Tier II - Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory Report by all facilities in Snohomish County which have reportable quantities of chemicals.
This course explains the requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and its implementing regulations. It provides key information to States, Tribes, LEPCs, and local planners and responders on their role under EPCRA and supports these agencies in fulfilling their responsibilities prescribed in the law in order to prepare and protect the community from chemical emergencies.