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FOSCR

FOSCR Studyguide

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Identify the purpose of the NCP. Cite: 40 CFR 300.310 The Purpose of the NCP is to provide organizational structure and procedures for preparing for and responding to discharges and releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, and contaminents. The four general priorities are 1)Safety of human life, 2) stab
What are the (4) general priorities of the NCP? Cite: 40 CFR 300.310 The four gen priorities are 1)Safety of human life, 2) stabilize the situation, 3)use all necessary containment and removal tactics to ensure a timely and effective response, and 4)minimize further adverse enviromental impact from additional discharges.
Describe the authority a qualified FOSCR has under the NCP. Cite: 40 CFR 300.2, 33 CFR 1.101-80, 33 CFR 1.01-90, 40 CFR 300.2- The Presidant delegated to the EPA the responsibility for the ammendment of the NCP. 33 CFR 1.01-70 - CERCLA delegations to the CG 33 CFR 1.01-80 - FWPCA and OPA 90 delegations to the CG. 33 CFR 1.01-85- Redelegation with the CG 33 CFR 1.01-90 Delegation of authorities to commishioned, warrant, and petty officers.
Identify the On-Scene Coordinators Primary Responsibilities. Cite: 40 CFR 300.120 OSC directs response efforts and coordinates all othe efforts at the scene of the discharge or release and oversees the development of the ACP. Ensure persons that are qualified FOSCR are trained to carry out actions under the NCP. Ensure NCP compliance.
Identify Notifaction requirements outlined in the NCP. Cite: 40 CFR 300.125 Notice of an oil dischage or HAZ Substance release greater to or equal to the reportable quantity must be made to the NRC immediately in accordence with 33 CFR 153 subpart B and 40 CFR 302, respectively.
Identify the 4 phases of an oil spill incident. Cite: 40 CFR 300.300, 40 CFR 300.305, 40 CFR 300.310, 40 CFR 300.315 1. Discovery or Notifaction 2. Preliminary Assessment and Intiation of Action. 3. Containtment, Countermeasures, clean-up, and disposal. 4. Documentation and Cost Recovery
Identify the Phases of a HAZ Substance incident. Cite: 40 CFR 300.405, .410, .415, .420, .425, .430, .435, and .440 USCG 1-3 EPA 4-8 1. Discovery or Notifacation 2. Removal site evaluation 3. Removal Action 4. Remedial Site Evaluation 5. Establishing remedial priorities 6. Remedial investigation/feasibility and selection of remedy 7. Remedial design/rem
Identify the purpose of the NCP. Cite: 40 CFR 300.310 The Purpose of the NCP is to provide organizational structure and procedures for preparing for and responding to discharges and releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, and contaminents. The four general priorities are 1)Safety of human life, 2) stab
What are the (4) general priorities of the NCP? Cite: 40 CFR 300.310 The four gen priorities are 1)Safety of human life, 2) stabilize the situation, 3)use all necessary containment and removal tactics to ensure a timely and effective response, and 4)minimize further adverse enviromental impact from additional discharges.
Describe the authority a qualified FOSCR has under the NCP. Cite: 40 CFR 300.2, 33 CFR 1.101-80, 33 CFR 1.01-90, 40 CFR 300.2- The Presidant delegated to the EPA the responsibility for the ammendment of the NCP. 33 CFR 1.01-70 - CERCLA delegations to the CG 33 CFR 1.01-80 - FWPCA and OPA 90 delegations to the CG. 33 CFR 1.01-85- Redelegation with the CG 33 CFR 1.01-90 Delegation of authorities to commishioned, warrant, and petty officers.
Identify the On-Scene Coordinators Primary Responsibilities. Cite: 40 CFR 300.120 OSC directs response efforts and coordinates all othe efforts at the scene of the discharge or release and oversees the development of the ACP. Ensure persons that are qualified FOSCR are trained to carry out actions under the NCP. Ensure NCP compliance.
Identify Notifaction requirements outlined in the NCP. Cite: 40 CFR 300.125 Notice of an oil dischage or HAZ Substance release greater to or equal to the reportable quantity must be made to the NRC immediately in accordence with 33 CFR 153 subpart B and 40 CFR 302, respectively.
Identify the 4 phases of an oil spill incident. Cite: 40 CFR 300.300, 40 CFR 300.305, 40 CFR 300.310, 40 CFR 300.315 1. Discovery or Notifaction 2. Preliminary Assessment and Intiation of Action. 3. Containtment, Countermeasures, clean-up, and disposal. 4. Documentation and Cost Recovery
Identify the Phases of a HAZ Substance incident. Cite: 40 CFR 300.405, .410, .415, .420, .425, .430, .435, and .440 USCG 1-3 EPA 4-8 1. Discovery 2. Removal site evaluation 3. Removal Action 4. Remedial Site Eval 5. Establishing remedial priorities 6. Remedial investigation/feasibility and remedy 7. Remedial design/remedial action 8. procedures for off-site response
Define the jurisdiction the following agencies have: Cite 40 CFR 300.175 USCG- Discharge/release in the Coastal zone USEPA- Discharge release in the inland zone USDOD- Disharge release on DOD facilities USDOE- Disharge/release on DOE facilities or non-DOE radiation sites.
Identify the Source of FOSC authority. Statutory Authority- FWPCA and CERCLA Regulatory Authority- 40 CFR 300, 33 CFR CG Policy Guidence- MSM Ch 5, M16465.29
Identify the source of COTP authority Cite: 33 CFR 6.04
Explain FOSC and COTP authority to prevent access of personnel to vessels or waterfront facilities Cite: 33 CFR 6.05 THe COTP may prevent any person, article, or thing from boarding any vessel or entering any waterfront facility whenever it appears that such action is necessary in order to secure such vessel/facility from damage or prevent injury.
Explain FOSC and COTP authority to control vessel and faciltiy operations. Cite: 33 CFR 160 Subpart B (PWSA) authority of District Commanders and COTPs to insure the safety of vessels and facilities, and the protection of the Navigable waters and the resources therein. The controls described are situational.
Explain FOSC and COTP authority to control Vessel Movement. Cite: 33 CFR 6.04-8 The COTP may supervise and control movement of any vessel within the territorial waters of the US under his jurisdiction when he deems necassary to secure from injury or damage to vessels, facilitys, or to secure the rights of the US.
Explain the FOSC And COTP authority to enlist aid from other local and governmental agencies. 33 CFR 6.04-11 COTP may enlist the aid of Federal, State, county, municipal, and private agencies to assist in the enforcement of regulations issued pursuant to this part.
Explain how a Safety Zone may be used to manage a pollution incident. Cite MSM Vol VI, and 33 CFR 165.5 Safety Zones protect what's outside from what's inside; Security Zones protect whats inside from whats outside.
Describe procedures for obtaining a flight restriction zone. Contact the nearest airstation and they will get in touch with the FAA.
how do you plot an oil spill trajectory on a real spill. Call the NOAA SSC (realistic) or use GNOME
Describe the National Strike Force 3 strike teams + PIAT. They fill ICS positions, have trained personnel and special equipment, they offer technical assistance and help with coordiating resouces.
Scientific Support Coordinator (SSC)- Adivisors for scientific issues and they provide USCG with trajectories and air plume models. They are generally provided by NOAA
Enviromental Response Team (ERT)- EPA's version of a strike team. They have expertise in treatment, technology, biology, chemistry, hydology, geology, and enginnering
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