As part of the Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team, ERRG is currently assisting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a broad range of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act related planning and technical assistance services throughout US EPA Region 9, which includes Arizona, Nevada, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands. Under the contract, ERRG conducts prevention and preparedness activities, conducts training, develops data management technology, and provides other technical assistance
Emergency Prevention and Preparedness
Under this task, ERRG provides technical assistance with contingency planning, emergency operations planning, counter terrorism/domestic preparedness and prevention, chemical emergency preparedness and prevention, risk management planning, voluntary chemical safety reviews, and chemical safety audits and accident investigation. ERRG also developed the Oceania Region Contingency Plan and provided numerous Incident Command System, command and control, and executive level trainings to stakeholders. ERRG is currently developing and exercising Emergency Operations Plans for four border regions as a part of the Border 2020 project sponsored by the EPA and Northcom.
ERRG provides training to a variety of local, state, and federal emergency personnel. Training activities include classroom training, exercises, field training, response/practice drills, and simulation throughout Region 9. Examples of recent ERRG trainings include:
- National Incident Management System
- Incident Command System
- Hazardous Materials
- Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard
ERRG provides data management support emergency planning and response, including the development of web applications for inspection, investigation response, and contingency planning.
ERRG provides technical support and integration for emergency planning, multi-media surveys and inspections, the regional response center, and regional response teams.
Scope of Work
- Emergency Prevention and Preparedness
- Data Management
- Technical Support
Period of Performance
May 2008 – Current