WHEREAS, by Executive Order 2005-01, a state of emergency for Aiken County, South Carolina, was declared because of hazardous chemicals released as a result of a train collision occurring in the vicinity of the Town of Graniteville; and
WHEREAS, the hazardous conditions which began on January 6, 2005, no longer present a danger to the citizens of Aiken County.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I declare that a state of emergency no longer exists and hereby declare that Executive Order 2005-01 is cancelled, rescinded, and from this date declared null and void.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 24th DAY OF JANUARY, 2005.
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