Bates County Local Emergency Planning Committee Receives $1500.00 from Enbridge, Inc.

On August 1, 2019, the Bates County LEPC received a check for $1,500.00 from Enbridge, Inc. through their Safe Community Program. Since launch in 2002,  Enbridge, Inc. has presented over $10.6 million to help equip and train 1stresponders in areas that have Enbridge, Inc. facilities.

The grant will be utilized by the LEPC to train responders in Bates County to the Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations level.

We appreciate the commitment by Enbridge, Inc. to the safety and knowledge of area 1st. responders and welcome them as a partner.

Shown receiving the check are, L. to R.

Larry Hacker, Commissioner

Scott Swiech, Area Supervisor, Enbridge

Dennis Jacobs, Bates Co. EMA Director

Colby Knox, Maintenance Tech., Enbridge

Jim Roberts, Chairman, Bates Co. LEPC

Matt Scott, Maintenance Tech., Enbridge

Jim Wheatley, Commissioner

Jim Henry, HazMat Coordinator, Bates Co. LEPC