R9 Tribal Emergency Preparedness & Response Workshop - May 20

Site Contact:
Bill Jones


Site Location:
San Francisco, CA 94105

FREE Online Workshop:  Emergency Planning, Preparedness & Response for Tribal Nations 

USEPA Region IX will be hosting a virtual workshop on May 20, 2021 from 9:00 –11:30 PDT (AM Session) and 1:00 – 3:30 PDT (PM Session). Please encourage your emergency management personnel to register and participate.

The workshop will provide emergency planning, preparedness and response training for Tribal Nations, including information on: 

  • Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Planning, and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and Clean Air Act (CAA) accident prevention provisions; 
  • Examples of institutional structures to support emergency efforts (e.g., Tribal Emergency Response Commissions, mutual aid agreements); 
  • Importance of community emergency plans; 
  • Case studies of chemical incidents and natural disaster responses;
  • Federal, State and local resources to support emergency planning, preparedness, and response including training, exercises and grants. 

To register go to:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/141864645975 

Please contact: Bill Jones ( jones.bill@epa.gov, 619-806-6737); Amanda Pease (pease.amanda@epa.gov, 415-301-1503) or Pam Overman (overman.pamela@epa.gov, 415-972-3781) with questions. 

For additional information, visit the Notices section.