Third Thursday of January, March, May, September and November
Location: 1995 South State Road 2, Valparaiso, IN
Meetings of the Porter County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) are conducted under the Open Door Meeting laws and guidance of the State of Indiana.
The LEPC has members from:
The County Health Department
Emergency Medical Services providers
Emergency Management Agency
Industry & Manufacturing
Local and State Governments
Requests For Information
Information reported to the LEPC is available to the public under both the Freedom of Information Act and the Community Right to Know Act.
A written request to view records must be submitted to the Porter County Local Emergency Planning Committee.
Purpose of the LEPC:
To provide information to the public about hazardous chemicals in the community.
To develop and maintain a written community level Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Plan.
To form partnerships with local communities, governments, emergency responders and industries to enhance hazardous materials preparedness and to coordinate hazardous material planning and preparedness at the local level.