XENIA — The Greene County Local Emergency Planning Committee will be holding its quarterly meeting at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20 at the Soin Hospital (Rooms V and K) in Beavercreek.
Ethan Raby, information coordinator, will discuss his role and responsibilities. The team will also be voting to approve a resolution to allow the LEPC to apply for a State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) grant.
Highlights of the last LEPC meeting included a presentation on spill reporting by Toni Carmichael, Ohio EPA, and a brief overview of the changes to the GCLEPC by-laws which were approved by the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office.
A community emergency coordinator report listed the status of current projects including a detection and monitoring instrument calibration report and training provided by safe transportation training specialists regarding gasoline cargo tanks and tube trailers.
The provider brought a large array of cargo tank props so that crews can see the different valves, safety devices, and additional features located on a fuel tanker.
A report from April 4 to Sept. 12 followed, citing numerous training locations and haz-mat exercises spread through out Greene County and beyond.
The next quarterly meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, April 21 at Greene County Environmental Services, 2145 Greene Way Blvd., Xenia.
For more information regarding LEPC, contact Rabyat 937-562-5962.
Reach Karen Rase at 937-502-4534.