The 2017 Draft Northwest Area Contingency Plan (NWACP) is now available for your viewing and downloading. Comments were received until October 31, 2016. The comment period is now closed.

If you have any questions, you can contact the RRT/NWAC Steering Committee Co-Chairs:

  • Josie Clark
  • EPA Region 10 - [ECL-116]
  • 1200 Sixth Avenue
  • Seattle, WA 98101
  • 206-553-6239
  • clark.josie@epa.gov
  • Elizabeth Petras
  • USCG District 13
  • Jackson Federal Building
  • 915 Second Avenue
  • Seattle, WA 98174
  • 206-220-7284
  • elizabeth.j.petras@uscg.mil

The entire 2016 NWACP document is available here (33 MB).

The entire draft 2017 NWACP document is available here (31 MB).

The discrete pieces to the draft 2017 NWACP are listed below. To view a list of the sub-sections contained in each document click the Contents icon. To open each section click the PDF icon.

 SectionContentsView PDFSize
Preface Notification List
First Responder Guidelines
Initial Assessment Checklist
Table of Contents
View PDF 928 KB
1000 INTRODUCTION View Contents View PDF 694 KB
2000 COMMAND View Contents View PDF 433 KB
3000 OPERATIONS View Contents View PDF 697 KB
4000 PLANNING View Contents View PDF 1.1 MB
5000 LOGISTICS View Contents View PDF 203 KB
6000 FINANCE/ADMINISTRATION View Contents View PDF 278 KB
7000 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES UNIQUE INFORMATION View Contents View PDF 436 KB
8000 Sector Columbia River’s Marine Firefighting Contingency Plan View PDF 1.1 MB
8100 Sector Puget Sound Marine Firefighting Plan View PDF 32 MB
9000 RESPONSE TOOLS View PDF 118 KB
9101 - RRT10 and NW Area Committee Charter View PDF 107 KB
9105 - Incident Specific RRT 10 Activation - Quick Response Guide View PDF 31.2 MB
9106 - Response Partner Roles and Contacts View PDF 120 KB
9202 - Joint Information Center Manual View PDF 563 KB
9203 - Health and Safety Job Aid View PDF 781 KB
9210 - Liaison Manual View PDF 1.2 MB
9220 - 96 Hour Plan for Major Incidents View PDF 331 KB
9301 - Oil Spill Best Management Practices View PDF 443 KB
9302 - Oil Response in Fast Water Currents: A Decision Tool View PDF 2.1 MB
9310 - Northwest Wildlife Response Plan View PDF 25 MB
9311 - Northwest Area Wildlife Deterrence (hazing) Resources View PDF 444 KB
9312 - Oil Spill Marine Mammal Resources View PDF 302 KB
9313 - Wildlife Branch Position Descriptions View PDF 383 KB
9314 - Potential Mobile Bird Rehabilitation Unit View PDF 268 KB
9315 - Operations Section Organizational Guidance View PDF 3.4 MB
9330 - Derelict Vessel Best Management Practices View PDF 19.4 MB
9331 - Marine Debris and Severe Marine Debris Events View PDF 226 KB
9401 - Northwest Area Contingency Plan Permit Summary Table View PDF 148 KB
9402 - Permit Tracking Template View PDF 10 KB
9403 - Compliance Guide for National Historic Preservation Act during an Emergency Response View PDF 339 KB
9404 - Region 10 Regional Response Team/ Northwest Area Committee Endangered Species Act Compliance Guide for Federal Responders during Emergency Response View PDF 472 KB
9405 - Disposal Guidance for Washington State and Oregon State View PDF 615 KB
9406 - Dispersant Authorization Process and Decision Support Tools View PDF 358 KB
9407 - In-Situ Burning Operations Planning Tool View PDF 3.7 MB
9408 - Resources At Risk Response Tool View PDF 237 KB
9409 - Managing Impacts to Commercial, Recreational and Tribal Fisheries View PDF 515 KB
9410 - Places of Refuge View PDF 843 KB
9411 - Decanting Response Tool View PDF 260 KB
9412 - Non-floating Oil Spill Response Tool View PDF 9.8 MB
9413 - Geographic Response Plan Booming Strategy Points – Standardized Data Format View PDF 471 KB
9420 - Northwest Area Shoreline Countermeasures Manual and Metrics View PDF 8 MB
9421 - Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment (SCAT) Response Tools View PDF 3.6 MB
9422 - Shoreline Segmentation Guidance View PDF 2 MB
9501 - Communications Manual View PDF 442 KB
9502 - Logistics Resource List View PDF 264 KB
9701 - NWACP Hazard Assessment Worksheet View PDF 164 KB
9702 - Initial Hazmat Incident Objectives View PDF 100 KB
9703 - Initial Incident Objectives for Oil Spills View PDF 305 KB
9710 - Suspicious Package/Envelope Decision Matrix View PDF 162 KB