International Coordination

Canada

Canada-U.S. Joint Marine Pollution Contingency Plan (2013)
The 2013 Canada-United States Joint Marine Pollution Contingency Plan (JMPCP) (2013) supersedes and replaces the 2003 revised Canada-United States JMPCP. The JMPCP provides a coordinated system for planning, preparing and responding to harmful substance incidents in the adjacent waters of the United States and Canada.

Canada–United States Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan (2009)
The Canada–United States Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan (the “Inland Plan”) sets forth cooperative measures for dealing with a release of a pollutant along the inland boundary of a magnitude that causes, or may cause, damage to the environment or constitutes a threat to public safety, security, health, welfare, or property.

Canada-U.S. Joint Marine Pollution Contingency Plan (2003)
The Joint Marine Pollution Contingency Plan (JMPCP) provides a coordinated system for planning, preparedness and responding to harmful substance incidents in the contiguous waters.


A Plan for Response to Oil and Hazardous Material Spills Along the Inland Border Between British Columbia, Canada and the United States (1998)
In 1994, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minister for the Department of Environment signed the Canada-U.S. (CANUS) Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan which provides for co-operative measures for dealing with accidental and unauthorized releases of pollutants. The Inland plan is made up of regional Annexes/plans. This document is the southern component of CANUSWEST Annex. This portion of CANUSWEST covers only inland boundary between British Columbia and the states of Washington Idaho and Montana.

External Web Links

CANUSWEST and CANUSWEST NORTH Pollution Contingency Plan
U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Environment Canada website dedicated to CANUSWEST and CANUSWEST North Pollution Contingency Plan. CANUSWEST and CANUSWEST North were developed to assist Federal, State/Provincial, local, and Tribal/Aboriginal responders to mitigate the effects of oil and hazardous materials spills on human health and safety, environment, and property by specifying the processes needed to facilitate an effective response to environmental emergency incidents on either side of the British Columbia, Canada/United States border.

International Planning with Canada (EPA)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Emergency Management (OEM) administers programs jointly with Canada to prepare for and prevent environmental emergencies along the northern border of the United States.

Canadian Coast Guard


Environment Canada


Emergency Preparedness Information eXchange


Public Safety Canada Emergency Management
Public Safety Canada helps Canadians and their communities protect themselves from emergencies and disasters related to all kinds of hazards – natural, human-induced and technological – through national leadership in the development and implementation of policies, plans and a range of programs.

Canadian Transport Emergency Centre
The Canadian Transport Emergency Centre (CANUTEC) is operated by the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Directorate of Transport Canada. The Directorate’s overall mandate is to promote public safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by all modes. CANUTEC was established in 1979 and is one of the major safety programs Transport Canada delivers to promote the safe movement of people and goods throughout Canada.

Canadian-United States Atlantic Joint Response Team
Through a bilateral Joint Marine Pollution Contingency Plan (JMPCP), Canada and the United States have established a coordinated system for planning, preparedness, and responding to harmful substance incidents in the contiguous waters along shared marine borders. This joint plan supplements each country's national response systems and coordinates the interface of these systems for boundary areas.The Canadian-United States Atlantic Joint Response Team is abbreviated as CANUSLANT JRT.

Resources

Working together to protect against threats to our land, air and water

United States Environmental Protection Agency United States Coast Guard United States Department of State United States Department of Defense U.S. Department of Homeland Security (FEMA) United States Department of Energy United States Department of Agriculture United States Department of Health & Human Services United States Department of the Interior United States Department of Commerce United States Department of Transportation United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission United States General Services Administration United States Department of Justice United States Department of Labor