CRRT Plans, Policies and Guidance

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Final Caribbean RCP Revisions February 2016.pdf Caribbean Regional Oil and Hazardous Substances Contingency Plan (RCP), February 2016 Revisions RCP 2/4/2016 307 KB Download
CRRT_BVI_Joint_Response_Guide_Revised_4-2006.pdf Joint Response Guide for the Puerto Rico/US Virgin Islands Coastal Area Contingency Plan & British Virgin Islands National Oil Spill Management Plan (April 2006) Guidance Document 6/11/2015 323 KB Download
BVI US Agreement signed.pdf Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the British Virgin Islands Concerning Assistance to be Rendered during Discharge of Oil or Other Hazardous and Noxious Substances Into Waters of the British Virgin Islands (2004) Memo of Agreement 6/11/2015 327 KB Download
CRRT Ocean Dumping Guidance.pdf CRRT guidance on emergency ocean dumping. Guidance Document 6/3/2015 385 KB Download
20180302_NMFS_CRRT_Burn_Dispersant.pdf NMFS SERO Habitat Conservation Division Response to the CRRT Essential Fish Habitat Evaluation (March 2018) ESA and EFH Consultation 5/23/2019 54 KB Download
sero_hazmat_efh_consultation_bmps_ver201612.pdf Essential Fish Habitat Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Certain Response Activities in the NMFS Southeast Region (ver:201612) ESA and EFH Consultation 5/23/2019 285 KB Download
App 1 EPA USCG PRVI Boundary Agreement Revisions_8_2017.pdf Appendix 1: USCG/EPA Jurisdictional Boundaries for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands RCP 8/28/2017 152 KB Download
NMFS ESA Section 7 Formal Consultation on Use of Dispersants and InSitu Burning in PR_VI.pdf NMFS Endangered Species Act Section 7 Formal Consultation and Biological Opinion on the Use of Dispersants and In-Situ Burning in the U.S. Caribbean (December 2017) ESA and EFH Consultation 5/23/2019 5976 KB Download
App 2 PRVI Chemical Countermeasures Letters of Agreement.pdf Appendix 2: Letters of Agreement on Limited Use of Dispersants and Chemical Countermeasures in PR/VI RCP 2/4/2016 41 KB Download
CRRT NMFS Formal Consultation Initiation Letter_Signed.pdf NMFS Letter to CRRT Initiating Formal ESA Section 7 Consultation (August 2017) ESA and EFH Consultation 5/23/2019 121 KB Download
App 3 CRRT SWA Testing and Evaluation Procedures Final August 2015.pdf Appendix 3: CRRT Surface Washing Agent Testing and Evaluation Procedures RCP 2/4/2016 51 KB Download
Final CRRT Dispersant and ISB ESA BA and EFH Eval for NMFS October 2015.pdf CRRT NMFS Endangered Species Act Section 7 Biological Assessment and Essential Fish Habitat Evaluation for the Use of Dispersants and In-Situ Burning in the US Caribbean (October 2015) ESA and EFH Consultation 5/23/2019 621 KB Download
EFH and ESA Consultation letter to NMFS_signed.pdf CRRT Letter to NMFS Submitting ESA Consultation and EFH Evaluation for the Use of Dispersants and In-Situ Burning in the US Caribbean (October 2015) ESA and EFH Consultation 5/23/2019 90 KB Download
App 4 CRRT ISB Policy.pdf Appendix 4: CRRT Policy for Use of In-Situ Burning in Ocean and Coastal Waters RCP 2/4/2016 54 KB Download
US FWS Response to CRRT ESA Confirmation Request.pdf US FWS Letter to CRRT Confirming ESA Determination for the Use of Dispersants and In-Situ Burning in the US Caribbean (September 2015) ESA and EFH Consultation 5/23/2019 1236 KB Download
App 5 CRRT_Solidifiers_Policy_Rev_Jan_08.pdf Appendix 5: CRRT Pre-Authorization Policy for Use of Solidifiers RCP 2/4/2016 1053 KB Download
USFWS Letter requesting ESA confirmation.pdf CRRT Letter to US FWS Requesting Confirmation of ESA Determinations for the Use of Dispersants and In-Situ Burning in the US Caribbean (August 2015) ESA and EFH Consultation 5/23/2019 104 KB Download
App 6.1 FWS Confirmation of ESA Determinations Sept 2015.pdf Appendix 6.1: FWS Letter Confirming ESA Determinations for Dispersant, In-Situ Burning and Solidifier Preauthorizations, September 2015 RCP 2/4/2016 1238 KB Download
App 6.2 FWS and NMFS ESA emergency form ver2.pdf Appendix 6.2: FWS and NMFS Endangered Species Act Emergency Consultation Form for PR/VI RCP 2/4/2016 698 KB Download
App 6.3 NMFS ESA and EFH Emergency consultationform.pdf Appendix 6.3: NMFS ESA and EFH Emergency Consultation Form for PR/VI RCP 2/4/2016 1378 KB Download
App 7 CRRT BMPs Final Oct 2015.pdf Appendix 7: CRRT Best Management Practices for Oil Spill Response Operations RCP 2/4/2016 560 KB Download
App 8 CRRT Ocean Dumping Guidance.pdf Appendix 8: CRRT Guidance for Ocean Dumping during Pollution Response Actions RCP 7/14/2015 728 KB Download
App 9 CRRT Contact Water Policy.pdf Appendix 9: CRRT Guidance for the Disposal of Contact Water in Inland, Ocean and Coastal Waters RCP 7/14/2015 218 KB Download
STX Dispersant Workshop 2008 Summary.pdf St. Croix NPS Ecological Risk Assessment Workshop Summary, September 2008 ERA 1/19/2016 2696 KB Download
App 10 CRRT Historic Properties Guide.pdf Appendix 10: CRRT Guidelines for the Programmatic Agreement on Protection of Historic Properties During Emergency Response Under the NCP RCP 7/14/2015 281 KB Download
Puerto Rico ERA 2007.pdf Puerto Rico Ecological Risk Assessment Workshop, February/March 2007 ERA 1/19/2016 2769 KB Download
CRRT Grounded Vessel in Coral Reef and Seagrass Habitats Guidance Final August 2015.pdf Appendix 11: CRRT Information and Lessons Learned During Emergency Response Operations for Vessel Groundings Involving Oil Spills in Coral Reef and Seagrass Habitats RCP 8/7/2015 286 KB Download
Virgin Islands ERA 2003.pdf Virgin Islands Ecological Risk Assessment Workshop, June 2003 ERA 1/19/2016 606 KB Download
DesecheorateradicationRRTpresentation.pdf National Wildlife Refuge Presentation on Invasive Eradication/Control and Importance of Biosecurity
Presentation 1/24/2017 608 KB Download