Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Mission Statement


The mission of the Westmoreland County LEPC is to provide for the safety of the citizens, responders, and visitors of Westmoreland County from the perils of Hazardous Materials and other perils as presented. This is done through planning, coordination, and education of the citizens, facility personnel, and emergency responders.

Next Meeting


  • Meetings are held the third Wednesday of the second month of each quarter
  • Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety EOC

Agency Types


Our LEPC is made up of dedicated members from the following agency types:
  • Group 1: Elected Officials representing local government within the county
  • Group 2: Law Enforcement, First Aid, Health, Local Environmental, Hospital, and Transportation Personnel
  • Group 3: Firefighting Personnel
  • Group 4: Emergency management and Homeland Security Personnel
  • Group 5: Broadcast and/or Print Media
  • Group 6: Community groups not affiliated with emergency service groups
  • Group 7: Owners / Operators of facilities subject to the Sara Title III Act 1990-165 requirements