PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD October 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014

The 2015 Draft Northwest Area Contingency Plan (NWACP) is now available for your viewing and downloading. This document will be open for public comment from October 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014.

Please submit comments on the web site through the comments page. Or, comments can be submitted directly via email to 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
  • Heather Parker
  • USCG District 13
  • Jackson Federal Building
  • 915 Second Avenue
  • Seattle, WA 98174
  • 206-220-7215
  • heather.a.parker@uscg.mil

Here is the link to the current, active 2014 version of the NWACP (21 MB). This version is active until the 2015 update has been signed - this should be available online by January 2015.

The entire Draft 2015 NWACP document is available here (25 MB).

The discrete pieces to the Draft 2015 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 576 KB
1000 INTRODUCTION View Contents View PDF 764 KB
2000 COMMAND View Contents View PDF 608 KB
3000 OPERATIONS View Contents View PDF 692 KB
4000 PLANNING View Contents View PDF 1.2 MB
5000 LOGISTICS View Contents View PDF 289 KB
6000 FINANCE/ADMINISTRATION View Contents View PDF 308 KB
7000 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES UNIQUE INFORMATION View Contents View PDF 568 KB
8000 Sector Columbia River’s Marine Firefighting Contingency Plan View PDF 1.1 MB
9000 RESPONSE TOOLS View PDF 12 KB
9101 - RRT10 and NW Area Committee Charter View PDF 116 KB
9105 - Incident Specific RRT 10 Activation - Quick Response Guide View PDF 472 KB
9106 - Respone Partner Roles and Contacts View PDF 512 KB
9202 - Joint Information Center Manual View PDF 936 KB
9203 - Health and Safety Job Aid View PDF 776 KB
9210 - Liaison Manual View PDF 512 KB
9301 - Oil Spill Best Management Practices View PDF 416 KB
9302 - Oil Response in Fast Water Currents: A Decision Tool View PDF 684 KB
9310 - Northwest Wildlife Response Plan View PDF 824 KB
9311 - Northwest Area Wildlife Deterrence (hazing) Resources View PDF 444 KB
9312 - Oil Spill Marine Mammal Resources View PDF 296 KB
9313 - Wildlife Branch Position Descriptions View PDF 356 KB
9314 - Potential Mobile Bird Rehabilitation Unit View PDF 254 KB
9330 - Derelict Vessel Best Management Practices View PDF 2 MB
9331 - Marine Debris and Severe Marine Debris Events View PDF 164 KB
9401 - Northwest Area Contingency Plan Permit Summary Table View PDF 736 KB
9402 - Permit Tracking Template View PDF 580 KB
9403 - Compliance Guide for National Historic Preservation Act during an Emergency Response View PDF 336 KB
9404 - ESA Take Matrix Template View PDF 472 KB
9405 - Disposal Guidance for Washington State and Oregon State View PDF 664 KB
9406 - Disperant Tools, Job Aids and Decision Process View PDF 544 KB
9407 - In-Situ Burn Response Tool View PDF 4 MB
9408 - Resources At Risk Response Tool View PDF 240 KB
9409 - Managing Impacts to Commercial, Recreational and Tribal Fisheries View PDF 488 KB
9410 - Places of Refuge View PDF 932 KB
9411 - Decanting Response Tool View PDF 256 KB
9412 - Nonfloating Oil Spill Response Tool View PDF 1.2 MB
9420 - Northwest Area Shoreline Countermeasures Manual View PDF 1020 KB
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 496 KB
9502 - Logistics Resource List View PDF 268 KB
9701 - NWACP Hazard Assessment Worksheet View PDF 164 KB
9702 - Initial Hazmat Incident Objectives View PDF 104 KB
9703 - Initial Incident Objectives for Oil Spills View PDF 160 KB
9710 - Suspicious Package/Envelope Decision Matrix View PDF 160 KB