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REPC Releases Radiation Emergency Reference Sheet

Filed in Press Releases by on September 14, 2014
REPC Releases Radiation Emergency Reference Sheet

BARNSTABLE, MA, September 16, 2014 – At its monthly meeting on Wednesday September 3, 2014, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) approved the release of a two-page document entitled Radiation Emergency Reference Sheet. The document outlines the steps Cape Cod residents and visitors should take in the unlikely event of a radiation emergency […]

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BCREPC stands down from March nor’easter

Filed in Press Releases by on March 26, 2014
BCREPC stands down from March nor’easter

BCREPC stands down from March nor’easter BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held its final conference call regarding the March nor’easter at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Based on input from public safety officials and progressive estimates of repair times from NSTAR, the BCREPC has determined that the Barnstable County […]

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BCREPC storm update: no shelter activation planned

Filed in Press Releases by on March 26, 2014
BCREPC storm update: no shelter activation planned

BCREPC storm update: no shelter activation planned BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 12 noon Wednesday, March 26, 2014, regarding the current storm. Based on input from public safety officials, the comparatively limited extent of power outages and progressive estimates of repair times from NSTAR, the […]

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REPC Plans for March Nor’easter

Filed in Press Releases by on March 25, 2014
REPC Plans for March Nor’easter

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 2014-04-002 March 25, 2014 For Immediate Release REPC plans for March nor’easter: BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014, regarding the approaching winter storm. Current forecasts indicate that the storm will arrive late […]

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March nor’easter: current REPC status

Filed in Press Releases by on March 24, 2014
March nor’easter: current REPC status

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 2014-04-001 March 24, 2014 For Immediate Release   March nor’easter: current REPC status   BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 11 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, to discuss the potential winter storm. Current forecasts indicate that the storm will […]

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Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team to hold volunteer training

Filed in Press Releases by on March 19, 2014
Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team to hold volunteer training

The Federal Pets Act of 2006 is not one of the more famous acts of legislation. But it has an impact on how emergency planners do their jobs. Experience nationwide shows that people put themselves at risk and don’t seek emergency shelters if they have to leave their pets behind. The act states that, in […]

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Fourth Annual Barnstable County Wildfire Training

Filed in Press Releases by on March 19, 2014
Fourth Annual Barnstable County Wildfire Training

NORTH TRURO – The fourth annual Barnstable County Wildfire Training will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Highlands Center at the Cape Cod National Seashore in North Truro from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fire crews from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Bureau of Forest Fire Control and the […]

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February nor’easter: no shelter activation

Filed in Press Releases by on February 16, 2014
February nor’easter: no shelter activation

BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 1 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2014, to discuss the aftermath of the winter storm. After receiving a situation report from NSTAR that good progress was being made on power restoration and notifications from local communities that there were no citizen […]

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February nor’easter: current REPC status

Filed in Press Releases by on February 15, 2014
February nor’easter: current REPC status

BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 15, 2014, to discuss the upcoming winter storm. The most recent forecasts indicate that the storm will arrive Saturday evening and hit peak intensity overnight. It is a fairly fast moving system and is ecpected pull […]

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February nor’easter: plan of action established

Filed in Press Releases by on February 14, 2014
February nor’easter: plan of action established

BARNSTABLE – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 2 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2014, to discuss the upcoming winter weather event predicted to hit on Saturday afternoon, February 15. The most recent forecasts indicate that the storm will arrive mid-day Saturday, hit peak intensity overnight and—because it is […]

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