Florida Keys Area Committee To Conduct Oil Spill Preparation Exercise

KEY WEST, Fla. — U.S. Coast Guard Sector Key West, in conjunction with its port partners and key stakeholders of the Florida Keys Area Committee will a tabletop preparation exercise responding to a theoretical oil pollution event offshore of the Florida Keys on April 12. The exercise will test several updated components of the Florida Keys Area Contingency Plan, which is the comprehensive road map...

Coast Guard, partner agencies meet to update Keys Contingency Plan

MARATHON, Fla. — Coast Guard Sector Key West members met with federal, state and local agency officials here Monday to update the Florida Keys Area Contingency Plan. The plan ensures readiness to respond to any possible oil or hazardous substance that could impact the Florida Keys coastline. The collection of interagency partners, which makes up the Florida Keys Area Committee, seeks to enhance the...