Coast Guard, City of Detroit to host international multi-agency security response exercise

DETROIT – More than 65 U. S. and Canadian federal, state, and local emergency response partner agencies are scheduled to take part in a full-scale, cross-border security, mass rescue, and oil spill response exercise, “Detroit River Readiness 2011,” on Aug. 23 and 24 along the Detroit River Corridor from Trenton north in the river to Detroit and Windsor. At about 9 a.m. on Aug. 23, an...