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Public SafetyPublic Safety

Local government responsibilities include preparedness, response, and recovery to everyday incidents and catastrophic events that are natural disasters or human caused. As a part of their responsibility, local governments must ensure steps are taken to prevent and respond to oil spills, chemical accidents, and other environmental emergencies.

LGEAN resources most applicable to public safety include:

  • Public Safety. Provides a summary of issues and includes links to numerous useful websites and documents.

Additional resources (exit LGEAN):

  • Inter-Agency Teams. Inter-agency teams, including the National Response Team and Regional Response Teams, conduct preparedness and response activities and provide other support.

  • National Response Center. The National Response Center (NRC) is the federal government's national communications center, which is staffed 24 hours a day by U.S. Coast Guard officers and marine science technicians.

  • National Response System. EPA functions within a larger federal structure when it responds to emergencies and nationally significant incidents.


LGEAN City

1. Land Fill
2. Public Safety
3. Vehicle/Equipment Maintenance
4. Tire Recycling
5. Stormwater
6. Snow Removal
7. Recycling
  8. Oil & Lubricants
  9. Fire Protection
10. Clean Air
11. Wetlands
12. Solid Waste Mgt.
13. Pesticides Mgt.
14. LGEAN Home Page
15. Bridges
16. Water Resources Mgt.
17. Drinking Water
18. Air Pollution & Emissions
19. Sewage Treatment
20. New Construction
21. Roads