Emergency Planning Preparedness & Response Workshop for Tribal Nations

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USEPA Region IX sponsored Chemical and Natural Disaster Emergency Planning Preparedness & Response Workshop for Tribal Nations.

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USEPA Region IX will be hosting the virtual workshop on May 20, 2021 from 9:00 –11:30 PDT (AM Session) and 1:00 – 3:30 PDT (PM Session).  The workshop will provide emergency planning, preparedness and response training for Tribal Nations, including information on:

  • Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Planning, and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and Clean Air Act (CAA) accident prevention provisions;
  • Examples of institutional structures to support emergency efforts (e.g., Tribal Emergency Response Commissions, mutual aid agreements);
  • Importance of community emergency plans;
  • Case studies of chemical incidents and natural disaster responses;
  • Federal, State and local resources to support emergency planning, preparedness, and response including training, exercises and grants.

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Organizer Bill Jones

Organizer of Emergency Planning Preparedness & Response Workshop for Tribal Nations

US EPA Region 9

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