HAZARDOUS MATERIALS & COMMUNITY RIGHT

TO KNOW

Federal Law P.L. 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 and used in a community.

Public Law 99-499 is the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) 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 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday during regular business days:  Burnett County Government Center, Department of Emergency Management.

Information available includes lists of facilities reporting, Material 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 documents may be made at the expense of the requestor and at rates established by Burnett County policy.  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:

Jim Tolbert

Director, Emergency Management

715-349-2171

jtolbert@burnettcounty.org

This legal notice is published to inform the general public and complies with Section 324 of P.L. 99-499.

WNAXLP

(Jan. 20)