The Lawrence County Local Emergency Planning Committee was established pursuant to Title III, of the Superfund Amendment and Re-authorization Act (SARA). The Governor of South Dakota designated a State Emergency Act (SARA) to implement a hazardous materials emergency response program. The Lawrence County Local Emergency Planning Committee meets quarterly to review hazardous material spills, storage facilities, and other relative business. The public is invited to attend.
To enhance the protection of the community and environment from hazardous materials incidents through planning, preparation and communication between citizens, business and government.