Committee Assignments

DESCRIPTION OF COMMITTEES from By-Laws.

Standing Committees.     

A.        Right-To-Know Committee. 
This committee shall be responsible for the formulation of all policies and procedures concerning the public's right-to-know program; the formulation of all chemical release reporting procedures, the establishment of trade secret protection procedures, and formulation of all record keeping and information dissemination procedures of the LEPC.


B.        Public Education and Information Committee.                 
This committee shall be responsible for the development of public alert and notification programs; public relations with affected communities and the public at large; all publicity of the LEPC; development of public education and information programs.


C.        Hazardous Materials Facilities Liaison Committee.        
This committee shall be responsible for procedures for identification and communication with affected facilities. This committee shall work with the Emergency Response and Resources Committee and with affected facilities to develop and test a hazardous substance emergency response plan for the planning district as required by law.


D.        Emergency Response and Resources Committee.        
This committee will work with the Hazardous Facilities Liaison Committee and with existing emergency response organizations in jurisdictions within the planning district to develop and test a hazardous substance emergency response plan for the planning district, as required by law. The Committee shall review existing Federal, State and local plans for the purpose of coordination with the LEPC planning process.