2018 Task Forces


Task Forces
96 Hour Tool Kit
1. Identify a location for storing the 96 hour plan (e.g., create a place on NWAC website for access)
Fisheries Management
1. Determine which agencies have the authority over tribal, commercial, and recreational fisheries closures. 2. Develop contact lists and checklists and suggest where in the ICS the issue is worked. 3. Update Section 9309 to expand beyond the scope of shellfish.
Hazardous Materials Risk
1. Determine the top 5 types of hazardous materials that move through the region. Gather relevant resources and links for these hazards based on category (DOT classes, sink or float). 2. Connect with LEPCs to assess the status of potential planning gaps.
Tribal Outreach and Technical Training
1. Continue to develop a training plan including doing outreach and engagement in exercises. Specifically, identify training and exercise opportunities for tribes and include tribal representatives in design process. Develop training materials (e.g., a self-study guide) 2. Identify, develop and distribute materials with information on resources available to tribes 3. Review, update and maintain tribal contact list. 4. Start recruiting to build a cadre of Tribal Coordination Specialists (i.e., start identifying trained tribal representatives and engaging potential candidates).
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
1. Gather drone use policies and drone capabilities in the region for agencies and industry partners. 2. Create a whitepaper that summarizes the information gathered comparing the various policies. 3. Provide clear direction on the process to restrict air space and create public messaging templates. 4. Add known resources to the WRRL for agencies and OSROs.
Water Quality Sampling Plan
1. Create a template for a water quality sampling plan to support operations and public safety focusing on the Columbia River. (not NRDA) 2. Define the action levels for the various receptors (e.g., salmon, humans, etc).