Accession Number:

AD0756233

Title:

Chicago Coastal Region Multi-Agency Oil and Hazardous Materials Pollution Contingency Plan.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD DISTRICT (9TH) CLEVELAND OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-12-31

Pagination or Media Count:

317.0

Abstract:

The plan represents an agreement among concerned Departments and agencies of the Federal Government, state and local governments, and private groups for a pattern of coordinated and integrated response to pollution spills. It establishes a regional response team and provides guidelines for the establishment of sub-regional contingency plans and response teams. The plan provides for appropriate preventive and preparedness measures and systems for discovering and reporting the existence of a pollution spill measures to restrict the further spread of the pollutant adequate protection to assure the public health and welfare techniques to cleanup and dispose of the collected pollutants a scientific response to spills as appropriate strike forces of trained personnel and adequate equipment to respond to polluting spills and actions to recover cleanup costs and to effect enforcement of existing Federal statutes and regulations issued thereunder. The geographic area covered by this plan is the Chicago Coastal Region.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE