Will County LEPC
The Will County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) was formed in April, 1987 under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986. The law revised and expanded the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).
Will County has maintained an active LEPC which meets twice per year as a full board. Subcommittees meet regularly to ensure requirements are met.
The members of the Committee shall consist of no more than twenty-seven (27) members with a minimum of one individual from each of the following categories and no more than six (6) from any one category: state and local officials, local environmental groups, law enforcement, hospital, local government EMA, transportation, fire fighting, broadcast and print media, first aid or emergency medical services, community groups, health, and, owners and operators of facilities subject to Section 620.50 of the State of Illinois EPCRA Rule. All memberships are submitted by the Executive Board for submittal to the Committee for acceptance. Upon acceptance by the Committee the new member is submitted by the Chair to the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) for appointment.
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