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LaMoure County Local Emergency Planning Committee

Under Law of the Superfund  Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986, Title III is the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).  EPCRA  does many things yet mandates state and local committees be developed to understand the risk posed by chemicals in their areaand be prepared to deal safely with these emergencies.The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) is the administering body of the ND Hazardous Chemicals and Response Program.  https://www.epa.gov/epcra/local-emergency-planning-committees

The Local Emergency Planning Committee reports to the SERC.  Current leadership of the LaMoure County LEPC is:

Chairman - Bob Flath

Vice Chairman - Tony Hanson

Secretary/Treasurer - Kimberly Robbins

Full membership list is below to include Industry, Elected Officials, Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, and Media.

Bob Flath

County Commissioner



Industry



Tony Hanson

Public Health


Lauren Worrel

Public Works



Kimberly Robbins

Emergency Manager


Todd Vogel

Industry


Art Hagebock

LaMoure Fire Chief


Sheriff Bob Fernandes

Sheriff’s Dept



Bob Vandenberg

County EMS  Representative


Patty Wood Bartle

Print Media – Edgeley Mail


Alan Nitschke

Jud Fire Chief – Edgeley Fire


Frank Balak

Public Health – CV Health District


Travis Wiemann

Verona Fire



Tonya Duffy

State’s Attorney



Julianne Raccine

County Extension Agent


Bill Brown

ND Dept of Emergency Services



The North Dakota Hazardous Chemicals Preparedness and Response PEnvironmental Protection Agencyrogram fee system (Tier II fees) that is split in half between the state and the counties must be used wisely.  The LaMoure County LEPC may use these funds for:

-Computers and related equipment

-Communicationsequipment that can be used in emergency response such as cellular phones, pagers and radios

-Protective clothing for first responders

-Local outreach efforts

-Special exercises and training efforts

-Purchase county or facility response equipment and supplies such as overwrapbarrels

-Reimburse LEPC members for administrative expenses incurred in their service.

For more information on the LEPC, please see this presentation by Lori Reed from the EPA presentated at the 2016 North Dakota Hazardous Materials Conference:
Final 101 NO DAK 2016.pdf

For LaMoure County LEPC Meeting Minutes:

LEPC meeting Notes_1SEPT2016.pdf

LEPC meeting_4February 2016.pdf

LEPC meeting Notes_16MAR2017_pdf.pdf

LaMoure County LEPC

PO Box 128

LaMoure, ND  58458 - 701 883-6096

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