Accession Number:

AD0756235

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD DISTRICT (13TH) SEATTLE WA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

303.0

Abstract:

The Plan provides for a pattern of coordinated and integrated response by agencies of the Federal and State governments 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 a discovering and reporting the existence of a pollution spill b prompt measures to restrict the further spread of the pollutant c assure adequate protection of the public health and welfare d techniques to clean up and dispose of the collected pollutants e a scientific response to spills as appropriate f a strike force of trained personnel and equipment to respond to polluting spills g instructions for recovery of cleanup costs and h enforcement of existing Federal statutes and regulations issued thereunder. The Plan is effective for the coastal area of the states of Alaska, Washington and Oregon.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE