Quad Cities Sub-Area Contingency Plan


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I. Introduction

  1. Purpose and Objective
  2. Statutory Authority
  3. Scope
  4. Updating
II. Relationship to Other Contingency Plans
  1. Private Sector Response Plans
  2. Local Response Plans
  3. State Response Plans
  4. Area and Regional Contingency Plans
  5. National Plans
    1. National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan
    2. Federal Response Plan
III. Description of the Quad Cities Area
  1. Basis for Metropolitan Governance Approach
  2. Sub-area Geography
  3. Sub-area Climate
IV. Roles and Authorities of Government Agencies
  1. Local Governments
    1. Local Responders’ Roles and Responsibilities
    2. Role of HazMat Responders
    3. Roles and Procedures of Local Emergency Management Agencies
      1. Local Emergency Planning Committees
      2. Emergency Management Agencies
  2. States
    1. The State of Iowa
    2. The State of Illinois
  3. Federal
    1. National Response System and Policies
    2. EPA Region 5 Responsibilities
    3. EPA Region 7 Responsibilities
    4. USCG Marine Safety Detachment Quad Cities
    5. Federal On-scene Coordinator’s Role and Responsibilities
    6. Technical Support
      1. EPA-Environmental Response Team
      2. USCG-National Strike Force Coordination LEFT
      3. Gulf Strike Team
      4. NOAA
      5. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  4. Multi-Agency Response and Planning Groups
      Regional Response Team and Area Committee Sub-area Committees
  5. Natural Resource Trustees
    1. State Trustees
      1. Role of Iowa Natural Resource Trustees
      2. Role of Illinois Natural Resource Trustees
    2. Federal Trustees
  6. Contractors
V. Roles of Responsible Parties

VI. Notification

  1. Protocol
  2. Notification of Natural Resource Trustees
  3. Quad Cities SACP Notifications (Figure 1)
  4. Responsibilities for Notifications Under QC SACP
    1. Local Fire Departments
    2. County Emergency Management Agencies
    3. State Environmental Agencies
    4. Federal Response Agencies
VII. Spill Notification Call Roster
  1. Local HazMat Responders
  2. County Emergency Management Agencies
  3. State Environmental Agencies
  4. State Natural Resource Trustees
  5. Federal Response Agencies
  6. Federal Natural Resource Trustees
  7. QC Resources and Communications Channels
VIII. QC SACP Response Protocol
  1. Incident Command and Jurisdiction
  2. Contractor Oversight
  3. Coordination
  4. Waterborne Activities
  5. Public Information
  6. Termination
IX. Incident Command
  1. ICS Implementation Protocol Addressing State and Federal Responders
    1. Single Jurisdictional Area Affected
    2. Multiple Jurisdictional Areas Affected
    3. Local, State, Federal Interaction
    4. Seniority
    5. Post-Emergency Operations
  2. Transition of Command
    1. Unified Command System
      • Figure 3. ICS with a Single Incident Commander
      • Figure 4. ICS with a Unified Command
    2. Oversight Command
      • Figure 5. ICS with Oversight Command
    3. Federal Preemption
X. Communications Protocol

XI. Site Safety Plan

XII. Disposal Regulations

XIII. Access to Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and CERCLA Reimbursement

  1. OSLTF Funding Procedures
  2. Federal Access to the Fund
  3. State Access to the OSLTF
    1. Direct State Access
    2. Acting as FOSC Contractor
    3. Claims
  4. CERCLA Local Governments Reimbursement Program
XIV. Quad Cities Worst-Case Discharge Scenario

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