Pollution Response and Natural Resource Trusteeship

Training Module On NRDA

For Personnel Involved In

Emergency Response To

Oil Spills And Hazardous Substance Releases

Under The National Oil And Hazardous Substances

Pollution Contingency Plan

What is this module about?

This training module provides an overview of the involvement of natural resource trustees in preparedness and response activities under the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP).

Many cross reference links are provided to the statutes and other information on related topics.

The module explains:

Who should use this module?

This module is intended for use by Federal On-Scene Coordinators and others involved in preparedness and response activities under the NCP. It presupposes basic familiarity with the NCP and the National Response System (NRS).

What will you know when you finish the module?

The module will help you understand why trustees are involved in preparedness and response activities, what to expect from trustee involvement, how trustee natural resource damage assessment activities relate to response activities, and where to go for further information.

Selected photos courtesy of Tri-State Bird Rescue.

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