Oakland County, Michigan/Homeland Security/Programs & Services/Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

​​​​​​​Title III of the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA) is a federally mandated program to ensure a coordinated planning and response effort between industries and County and local governments in the event of a hazardous substance release into air, land and/or water.

Congress enacted this law to help local communities protect public health, public safety and the environment from chemical hazards. The Act also provides a means for citizens to have access to information on chemicals located in their communities under "Community Right-To-Know."