Public invited to attend Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee meeting Tuesday

Public invited to attend Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee meeting Tuesday
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Members of government, private, and not-for-profit organizations involved in or concerned about pollution preparedness and response in the Arctic and Western Alaska are encouraged to attend the next meeting for the Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee Tuesday at the Atwood Conference Center in Anchorage. The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Atwood Conference...

Coast Guard to hold emergency preparedness workshop for Cape Cod National Seashore

Coast Guard to hold emergency preparedness workshop for Cape Cod National Seashore
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard, along with more than 30 federal, state and local agencies, are scheduled to facilitate a workshop in Eastham Thursday to discuss emergency response procedures if an oil spill were to affect the Cape Cod National Seashore. Workshops like this are instrumental for effective, multi-agency coordination of emergency response, and ensure communities are prepared in case of...

Coast Guard, partners to conduct pollution exercise in Barnstable, Mass.

Coast Guard, partners to conduct pollution exercise  in Barnstable, Mass.
BOSTON – The Coast Guard, along with other state and local responders, is scheduled to conduct a two-day pollution response exercise at the Barnstable County Complex in Barnstable, Massachusetts, June 10-11, 2014. This government-led exercise is being conducted to test the Area Contingency Plan as well as state and industry oil spill response plans as part of the National Preparedness for Response...