Local Emergency Planning Committee

The mission of the New Hanover County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is to effectively plan for emergencies involving hazardous materials. The LEPC is responsible for:

  • SARA Title III environmental compliance
  • HAZMAT training and exercises
  • Site-specific chemical planning programs
  • Coordination of chemical information to emergency responders
  • Maintenance of the county-wide HAZMAT Incident Management Plan

The public is invited to attend LEPC meetings, held bi-monthly at the New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center (EOC), located at 230 Government Center Drive.

Scheduled Meetings

  • LEPC Meeting
    Teams - Virtual
    11/18/2020 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    Teams - Virtual
    1/13/2021 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    Teams - Virtual
    3/10/2021 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    Teams - Virtual
    5/12/2021 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    Teams - Virtual
    7/14/2021 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    Teams - Virtual
    9/8/2021 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    Teams - Virtual
    11/10/2021 11:00 AM

Meeting Minutes: LEPC Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee

  • Teresa Smith
    Chair
    New Hanover County Emergency Management
  • Frank Meyer
    Vice-Chair
    New Hanover County Fire & Rescue
  • Tina Kuhr, GE
    Secretary
    North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Emergency Management: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 115 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6900 • Fax 910-798-6904
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