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 tasked with the responsibility for SARA Title III Environmental Compliance; HAZMAT training and exercises; Site-Specific Chemical Planning Programs; Coordination of chemical information to emergency responders; and maintenance of the county-wide HAZMAT Incident Management Plan. The LEPC meets quarterly and the public is invited to attend LEPC meetings.

Scheduled Meetings

  • LEPC Meeting
    NHCEOC
    02/08/2017 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    NHCEOC
    05/10/2017 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    NHCEOC
    08/09/2017 11:00 AM
  • LEPC Meeting
    NHCEOC
    11/08/2017 11:00 AM

Meeting Minutes: LEPC Meeting Minutes

Executive Committee

  • Kevin Cowan
    Chair
    Safety Officer - North Carolina State Ports
  • Billy Murell
    Vice-Chair
    SR&R Environmemtal
  • Mark Venters
    Secretary
    Site Security and Emergency Preparedness - GE Hitachi​

LEPC Membership

  • Airgas National Welders
  • Alcami
  • American Red Cross
  • Buckeye Terminal
  • Cape Fear Public Utility Authority
  • City of Wilmington Fire Department
  • Colonial Terminals
  • Corning
  • Fortron Industries
  • General Electric
  • Global Nuclear Fuels
  • INVISTA
  • Kinder Morgan
  • New Hanover County Board of Commissioners
  • New Hanover County Emergency Management
  • New Hanover County Environmental Management
  • New Hanover County Fire Services
  • New Hanover County Health Department
  • New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
  • North Carolina Environmental Quality
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • North Carolina Department Environmental and Natural Resources
  • North Carolina State Port Police
  • North Carolina State Ports Authority
  • Praxair
  • PPD
  • Southeast Response and Remediation
  • United States Coast Guard - MSO Wilmington
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington - EH&S
  • Wilmington International Airport
Emergency Management & 911: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 115 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6900 • Fax 910-798-6904