Chaired by the
Emergency Management Director, the Storey County Local Emergency Planning
Committee (LEPC) was established to monitor and inform the public about the use
of hazardous materials in Storey County.
County’s LEPC is a multijurisdictional community committee comprised of state
agencies, local industry and organizations, health and medical agencies, fire
and EMS, law enforcement, education partners, elected officials and concerned
citizens to facilitate all hazards emergency preparedness issues including SARA
Title III, hazardous materials, and related public safety matters as determined
appropriate by LEPC membership.
committee was organized under the Emergency Planning and Community
Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), also known as Title III of the Superfund Amendments
and Reauthorization Act (SARA) passed by congress in 1986.
County’s LEPC meets quarterly (January, April, July, October) the second
Wednesday at 10:00 am. Unless otherwise specified meetings are held at our
McCarran facility, 1705 Peru Drive.
If you would like to learn more about Storey County’s LEPC
please contact Emergency Management at (775) 847-0986.