I would be willing to bet there is not a better prepared community to respond to an accidental oil spill or release of regulated material, than the community surrounding the Valdez Terminal in the Gulf of Alaska.
After the oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Alaska in 1989, “state laws passed requiring oil shippers to be able to contain and clean up a worst-case scenario in 72 hours.”
It’s an impressive story about incident command and spill response coordination. Read the story here.
Get prepared for your Spill Response
The guide answers these questions to get you started today:
- What is a contingency plan?
- Who must have a contingency plan?
- What must a contingency plan include?
- When must the contingency plan be amended?
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