Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committee

What is the role of the LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee)?

To support emergency planning for chemical hazards; and provide local government and the public with information about possible chemical hazards.

To assist with issues of emergency preparedness beyond chemical hazards to include:

  • Natural Disasters (Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, Winter Storms, Floods, Fires, Earthquakes)
  • Industrial Emergencies (Power Outages, Chemical and Nuclear Incidents)

Goals of the LEPC

  • Education of community on their responsibility in emergency preparedness
  • Support the Community Right to Know Act
  • Establish and maintain a subcommittee structure consistent with optimal support of the mission
  • Establish partnerships with local, regional, state or national groups and organizations
  • Stay in touch with changing views and needs of community
  • Increase public awareness

Who is on the LEPC?

LEPC's are made up of people who care about YOU. Government officials, police, fire and emergency medical personnel, industry reps, media, interested citizens and volunteers. It's your county - be involved! Come join us!

Membership of the Prince George LECP:

  • American Red Cross
  • Board of Supervisors
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Citizens
  • Dept of Environmental Quality
  • Dept of Forestry
  • Disputanta Ruritan Club
  • Dominion Power
  • EPA
  • Food Lion
  • Fort Lee
  • Old Dominion EMS Alliance
  • Perdue
  • PG County Administrator
  • PG County Sheriff Dept
  • PG Emergency Management
  • PG Dept of Social Services
  • PG Fire & EMS
  • PG Journal
  • PG Police Dept
  • PG Schools
  • PG Utilities
  • Richard Bland College
  • Standard Motor Products
  • VA Dept of Transportation
  • VA Dept of Emerg. Mgmt.
  • VDH-Crater Health District
For a copy of the LEPC brochure, click here (Updated September 14, 2023).


Brion Bear, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator
Office: (804) 722-8614

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