The 2016 Northwest Area Contingency Plan (NWACP) is available for viewing and downloading below.

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
  • Heather Parker
  • USCG District 13
  • Jackson Federal Building
  • 915 Second Avenue
  • Seattle, WA 98174
  • 206-220-7215
  • heather.a.parker@uscg.mil

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

The discrete pieces to the 2016 NWACP document 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 2.5 MB
1000 INTRODUCTION View Contents View PDF 36 MB
2000 COMMAND View Contents View PDF 432 KB
3000 OPERATIONS View Contents View PDF 632 KB
4000 PLANNING View Contents View PDF 1.2 MB
5000 LOGISTICS View Contents View PDF 211 KB
6000 FINANCE/ADMINISTRATION View Contents View PDF 302 KB
7000 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES UNIQUE INFORMATION View Contents View PDF 592 KB
8000 Sector Columbia River’s Marine Firefighting Contingency Plan View PDF 1.1 MB
8100 Sector Puget Sound Marine Firefighting Plan View PDF 693 KB
9000 RESPONSE TOOLS View PDF 119 KB
9101 - RRT10 and NW Area Committee Charter View PDF 116 KB
9105 - Incident Specific RRT 10 Activation - Quick Response Guide View PDF 475 KB
9106 - Response Partner Roles and Contacts View PDF 530 KB
9202 - Joint Information Center Manual View PDF 733 KB
9203 - Health and Safety Job Aid View PDF 780 KB
9210 - Liaison Manual View PDF 1.2 MB
9301 - Oil Spill Best Management Practices View PDF 441 KB
9302 - Oil Response in Fast Water Currents: A Decision Tool View PDF 2.1 MB
9310 - Northwest Wildlife Response Plan View PDF 849 KB
9311 - Northwest Area Wildlife Deterrence (hazing) Resources View PDF 443 KB
9312 - Oil Spill Marine Mammal Resources View PDF 301 KB
9313 - Wildlife Branch Position Descriptions View PDF 410 KB
9314 - Potential Mobile Bird Rehabilitation Unit View PDF 266 KB
9315 - Operations Section Organizational Guidance View PDF 3.8 MB
9330 - Derelict Vessel Best Management Practices View PDF 2 MB
9331 - Marine Debris and Severe Marine Debris Events View PDF 226 KB
9401 - Northwest Area Contingency Plan Permit Summary Table View PDF 761 KB
9402 - Permit Tracking Template View PDF 573 KB
9403 - Compliance Guide for National Historic Preservation Act during an Emergency Response View PDF 338 KB
9404 - ESA Emergency Consultation Guidance View PDF 469 KB
9405 - Disposal Guidance for Washington State and Oregon State View PDF 611 KB
9406 - Disperant Tools, Job Aids and Decision Process View PDF 561 KB
9407 - In-Situ Burn Response Tool View PDF 3.7 MB
9408 - Resources At Risk Response Tool View PDF 241 KB
9409 - Managing Impacts to Commercial, Recreational and Tribal Fisheries View PDF 514 KB
9410 - Places of Refuge View PDF 843 KB
9411 - Decanting Response Tool View PDF 256 KB
9412 - Nonfloating Oil Spill Response Tool View PDF 1.3 MB
9413 - Geographic Response Plan Booming Strategy Points – Standardized Data Format View PDF 72.4 MB
9420 - Northwest Area Shoreline Countermeasures Manual View PDF 1 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 564 KB
9502 - Logistics Resource List View PDF 263 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 301 KB
9710 - Suspicious Package/Envelope Decision Matrix View PDF 162 KB