Lubbock County, Texas

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Lubbock County Local Emergency Planning Committee

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LEPC Committee Responsibilities

Article IV, Section 5 of the LEPC Bylaws, adopted February 12, 2007, state that "All LEPC members must volunteer to serve on at least one Standing Committee and shall not serve on more than two Standing Committees."

Right To Know and Certification Committee.
     - Responsible for the formulation of all political procedures concerning the public's right-to-know program.
     - The formulation of all chemical release reporting procedures. - The establishment of trade secret protection procedure.
     - Establish procedures for the certification and listing of all companies and agencies that will support the clean-up/restoration effort and the formulation of all record keeping and the information dissemination procedures of the LEPC.

Public Education and Information Committee
     - Responsible for the development of a public alert and notification program.
     - Public relations with affected communities and the public at large.
     - All publicity of the LEPC
     - Developing a public education and information program.

Training and Membership Committee
     - Responsible for the establishing training criteria.
     - Evaluating existing training programs.
     - Developing/obtaining necessary training.
     - Maintain a membership that covers all involved areas.

Emergency Response and Resource Committee
       - Works with the Hazardous Materials Facilities Liaison Committee and with existing emergency response organization in Lubbock County to test a hazardous substance emergency response plan for the planning district as required by law.
     - Shall review existing Federal, State and Local plans for the purpose of coordination with the LEPC planning process.

Hazardous Materials Facilities Liaison Committee
    - Responsible for the procedures for identification and communication with affected facilities.
    - Works with the Emergency Response and Resource Committee and with the affected facilities to review and help the local emergency management office test a hazardous substance emergency response plan for the planning district as required by law.



Membership Request Form

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LEPC Membership Categories: (In accordance with Public Law 99-499, Section 302(c))

Note: A single person may represent more than one category.
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