Under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) must develop an emergency response plan, review the plan at least annually, and provide information about chemicals in the community to citizens. Plans are developed by LEPCs with stakeholder participation.
Broome County LEPC Officers
Chair - Pamela Rexer
Vice Chair - Michael Ponticiello
Secretary - Michael Bender
Broome County LEPC Sub-Committees
Health, Human, and Animal Needs
The Broome County LEPC will meet at 1pm on February 18, April 15, June 17, August 19, October 21, and December 16 of 2021. Due to COVID-19 restrictions - all meetings normal held at the Public Safety Facility are now being held virtually - meetings are still open to the public. For virtual meeting information please contact us.
Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Prior meeting agendas and minutes are available upon request, please contact the Broome County Office of Emergency Services.
Tier II Reporting
Broome County accepts both paper and ePlan submissions of Tier II reports.
NYS 209-U Reporting Requirements
NYS General Municipal Law Section 209-U "Notification of Presence of Hazardous Materials" has disclosure requirements independent of the Tier II reporting process.
The text of this law can be found here: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/GMU/209-U
The 209-U reporting form can be found here: http://www.dhses.ny.gov/ofpc/documents/forms/hm209uc.pdf