Regional Response Team Mission Statement
The mission of the Region 10 Regional Response Team (RRT) and the Northwest Area Committee (NWAC) is to protect public health and safety and the environment by ensuring coordinated, efficient, and effective support of the federal, state, tribal, local, and international responses to significant oil and hazardous substance incidents within the Pacific Northwest Region as mandated by the National Contingency Plan (NCP). We are also committed to providing for the development of the NWAC plan and coordination of preparedness activities prior to a pollution incident by addressing regional and international issues and providing guidance to industry, State Emergency Response Commissions, Tribal Emergency Response Commissions, and Local Emergency Planning Committees.
The 2016 Final Northwest Area Contingency Plan (NWACP) is available here for your viewing and downloading.
UPCOMING NW AREA COMMITTEE MEETING:
Next NW Area Committee Meeting: October 4, 2016 in Astoria, OR.
Hotel Block: Hampton Inn (503-325-8888) under “RRT-NWAC” for $105/night plus tax.
2016 NW Area Contingency Plan Summit - December 1st at Federal Center South in Seattle.
CANUSPAC Annex to the JCP has been updated in 2016, and is now available here: CANUSPAC Annex_2016
Fact Sheet: National Response Team training slide deck on Bakken Crude NRT Bakken Slide Deck
SAFETY ALERT ON BAKKEN CRUDE RAIL FILES from PHMSA:
PHMSA SAFETY ALERT ON BAKKEN