Public Notice For Local Emergency Planning Committee



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

Public law 99-499 is the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986, Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act 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. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday during regular business days,

Pierce County Emergency Management Office

555 W. Overlook Drive

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 addressed to Jeff Rixmann, Local Emergency Planning Committee Chair, or Christine McPherson, Pierce County Emergency Management Director, at 715-273-6751.