Ashland County Local Emergency Planning Committee
Our committee is required to meet quarterly to discuss issues that concern Ashland County in regards to facilities that use, store or produce hazardous chemicals. We currently meet the second Tuesday of even months to better serve the community.
NOTICE OF AVAILABLE PUBLIC INFORMATION
The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, known as SARA and/or the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act or EPCRA provides a framework for chemical response planning in each local panning districts, which in this instance, is Ashland County. The Ashland County Local Emergency Planning Committee (ACLEPC), working with the Ohio Emergency Response Commission (OERC or Commission), the Ashland County Emergency Management Agency, and local fire departments, implement these requirements within Ashland County.Chemical inventory information for facilities that meet or exceed the reporting threshold requirements of 10,000 pounds for hazardous chemicals or approximately 500 pounds for certain defined extremely hazardous substances is available (the threshold for extremely hazardous substances is as low as one (1) pound in certain instances.)
Ashland County Office of Homeland Security and