The Indiana State Emergency Response Commission has designated a group in each of Indiana's counties who will carry out these tasks. This group is known as the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), and our function is to serve as the liason between industry and the community. The Lake County LEPC is a unit of, and is accountable to, the State of Indiana's Emergency Response Commission.
Vice Chair – Broadcast/Print Media – District 1 Healthcare Coalition
David J. Pastrick
Law Enforcement – Lake County Coroner
Transportation – CN Railroad
Transportation – INDOT
Chair – Community Groups – BP Whiting
Fire Departments – Merrillville Fire Department (Fire Chief)
Health – Lake County Health Department
Hospitals – Franciscan Health Crown Point
Industry – NiSource
2900 W. 93rd Ave.
Crown Point, IN 46307 Phone: 219-755-3549