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Hazardous Materials Community Right To Know

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 7:38am




Federal law P.S. 99-499 was enacted in October 1986 by the United State Congress to protect and inform all citizens of the existence of hazardous chemicals that may be manufactured, store distributed or used in a community.

Public law 99-499 is the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Actt of 1986. Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization net of 1986 (S.A.R.A) Information about these hazardous chemicals and locations is available for public review at the following location between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday during regular business days.

Pierce County Emergency Management Office

Courthouse, 414 West Main Street

Ellsworth WI 54011

Information available includes lists of facilities reporting, Materials Safety Data Sheets, Inventory Forms of chemicals, emergency response plans and, if any are filed, follow-up emergency notices of releases from facilities.

Telephone inquiries as to specific information contained in the files will not be accepted. Copies of the documentation may be made at the expense of the requester and at rates established by the Pierce County Public Document Law.

Information available is limited to compliance with P.L. 99-499 and does not include all chemicals that may pose a threat to humans, animals or the environment. Questions related to this notice should be addresses to Mike Lansing, Local Emergency Planning Committee Chair, or Gary Brown, Pierce County Emergency Management Director, at 715-273-6751.

Published August 12, 2009 32 1C