The Delaware County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is currently in the process of updating the Emergency Response Plans for all SARA Title III facilities in Delaware County. This action is necessary to insure compliance with SARA Title III requirements as well as Pennsylvania Act 165 and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) regulations. The LEPC will also be conducting a survey of general information relative to the transportation of extremely hazardous materials.

To learn more about the LEPC Initiative please click on the left side link entitled SARA Title III Compliance.

The first and second phase of the Initiative is complete. The third phase is near completion. All facility information has been received and placed into the a plan template. Each Title III facility is in the process of reviewing their individual plans for accuracy. Phase 4 is scheduled to begin soon which will be a review of the transportation methods for delivery of hazardous materials to and from each EHS facility and the uploading the plans to the county Knowledge Center.