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, local agencies to conduct training exercise in Sturgeon Bay

Coast Guard, local agencies to conduct training exercise in Sturgeon Bay
STURGEON BAY, Wisc. – The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Venture Inc., the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and other state and local partners are scheduled to conduct a pollution response training exercise near Potawatomi State Park, Thursday. The exercise is part of a yearly effort called the Preparedness for Response Exercise Program designed to meet exercise...

Coast Guard concludes oil spill PREP Exercise in St. Croix

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Coast Guard, federal and state emergency responders, in cooperation with the U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) concluded a table top oil pollution response exercise Friday in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The industry-led exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) required under the Oil Pollution Act of...

Coast Guard and industry emergency responders to conduct oil spill PREP Exercise in St. Croix

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, federal and state emergency responders, in cooperation with the U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) will participate in a table top oil pollution response exercise Friday in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The industry-led exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) required under the Oil Pollution Act...

Boston Coast Guard to participate in joint oil spill exercise

BOSTON — Coast Guard officials will work together with Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and Reinauer Transportation to sharpen oil spill response capabilities during an exercise in Boston, Wednesday. The National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program was established to meet the requirements of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. PREP is a unified effort that focuses on preparedness...