Beginning Monday, December
2, 2013 thru Friday, January 3, 2014, SERC Office hours will be 7:00
a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday. The office will be closed Fridays.
The Nevada State
Emergency Response Commission (SERC) was established in 1987 in compliance
with the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
which is a stand-alone law passed as part of the Superfund Amendment and
Reauthorization Act (SARA) and is found as SARA Title III.
Currently the SERC consists of 19
members appointed by the Governor representing state and local government
organizations, private industry, and general public. The mission of the SERC is, "Protect the citizens of the State of Nevada against the negative
effects of hazardous materials."
The main functions of the SERC
include: coordinate and supervise the activities of the Local Emergency
Planning Committees (LEPCs); ensure each LEPC has an approved Hazardous
Materials Emergency Response Plan; collect chemical inventory reports;
provide funds through grants, and process requests from the public for
(Access to information is currently under review by the SERC. 5-23-13)
Karen J. Pabón,
107 Jacobsen Way
Carson City, Nevada 89711