Accession Number:

AD0756234

Title:

Region Nine Pollution Contingency Plan, for the Area of California, Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and the U. S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD DISTRICT (12TH) SAN FRANCISCO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

372.0

Abstract:

The Plan provides for a pattern of coordinated and integrated response by Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government to protect the environment from the damaging effects of pollution spills. and also provides for a assignment of duties and responsibilities, b establishment and identification of strike forces and emergency task forces. c a system of notification, surveillance and reporting, d establishment of Regional Centers to coordinate and direct operations in carrying out this Plan, e a schedule of dispersants and other chemicals to treat oil spills, f enforcement and investigative procedures to be followed, g directions on public information releases and h instructions covering on-scene coordination. The Plan is effective for the coastal waters, and their adjoining shorelines, of California, Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and the U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE