Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
The Risk Communication and Management Department of the Oklahoma DEQ provides information and technical support to citizens, local emergency planning committees (LEPCs), and industry concerning hazardous chemicals.
The Oklahoma Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Commission (OHMERC)
the State Emergency Response Commission, (SERC), mandated under the 1986 Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, Title III (SARA Title III). The OHMERC convenes under the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act, and the public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Scheduled meetings generally are held in the First Floor Multi-Purpose room of DEQ in Oklahoma City, 707 N. Robinson. The Ad Hoc Committee meets at the request of the OHMERC. For question regarding the OHMERC meetings, contact Jami Murphy, DEQ, 405-702-1011.
The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG)
A voluntary association of city, town and county governments within the Central Oklahoma area serving Canadian, Cleveland, Logan and Oklahoma counties. Communities today face problems that may well exceed the reach of a single municipal government. Transportation, water, air quality and emergency assistance are among many issues that are being solved more effectively on a cooperative, area wide basis.
National Association of SARA Title III Program Officials
The National Association of SARA Title III Program Officials (NASTTPO) is made up of members and staff of State Emergency Response Commissions (SERCs), Tribal Emergency Response Commissions (TERCs), Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs), various federal agencies and private industry. Members include state, tribal or local government employees with Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know (EPCRA) program responsibilities, such as health, occupational safety, first response, environmental, and emergency management agencies.
The Ask Rail app, launched in 2014, is a collaborative effort among the emergency response community and all North American Class I railroads. The app provides almost 20,000 first responders — from all 50 states and eight Canadian provinces — with immediate access to accurate, timely data about what type of hazardous materials a railcar is carrying so they can make an informed decision about how to respond to a rail emergency.
National Pipeline Mapping System
The National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) Public Map Viewer is a web-based mapping application designed to assist the general public with displaying and querying data related to gas transmission and hazardous liquid pipelines, liquefied natural gas plants, and breakout tanks under the Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) jurisdiction. Please note that this application does not contain distribution or gas gathering pipelines. Eligible users may also request access to the Pipeline Information Management Mapping Application (PIMMA) through this site.
Chemical Safety Board
The CSB is an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the agency’s board members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP)
The mission of the The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) is to lead public and private sector collaboration that advances the practice and policies of infrastructure security and resiliency. Collectively, TISP represents nearly two million individuals and firms involved in the planning, design, construction and operation of infrastructure. The primary objective of TISP is to create a collaborative and coordinated environment that will enable secure and resilient infrastructure, raise awareness, and support the nation’s economy and the well-being of its people.