U.S. Coast Guard schedules exercise to test Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.-area contingency plans

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Federal, state, local, non-governmental and private sector organizations will be conducting a full-scale exercise in the Straits of Mackinac, Sept. 9 -11, 2008, to implement, assess and improve the Sault Region Area Maritime Security Plan, Ninth Coast Guard District Mass Rescue Operations Plan, Northern Michigan Area Contingency Plan and State and local contingency plans. The...