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Local Emergency Planning


Emergency Management/SARA Section
1276 West 3rd Street, Suite 325
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Brandy Carney
esbrc@cuyahogacounty.us
Telephone: 216-443-7597
FAX: 216-443-4923
Website: lepc.cuyahogacounty.us


Responsibility:
The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) Cuyahoga County Emergency Services Advisory Board, (CCESAB), serves as the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). On matters which do not impact general emergency planning, the SARA/LEPC functions as an independent county board.

Its duties include the development of a countywide plan (coordinated with the CCESAB Board) for emergency response to hazardous materials incidents, receiving and processing required annual chemical inventories from regulated public and private facilities, receiving emergency and written follow-up information regarding spills of hazardous substances and petroleum products, implementing procedures for providing chemical information to the public and enforcing facility inventory and emergency notification requirements.


Appointing Authority     Length of Term
State of Ohio Emergency Response Commission   19   2 years


Public Meetings:
The SARA/LEPC Board holds its organizational meeting in January of each year and shall meet at least four additional times during the year at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) Environmental Maintenance Center, 4747 East 49th Street, Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio.


Authorization:
O.R.C. 3750.03.