Jump to main content.



Preparedness for Manmade and Natural Environmental Disasters

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Thomas Miller



Responsible Committee/Panel:SAB

PLEASE NOTE: Some of the items mentioned in this page are in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). To view or print them you will need to have the Adobe Acrobat Reader program installed on your computer. The Reader can be downloaded and used with no charge. Click here for more information from EPA on PDF files.
 

BACKGROUND.

The chartered Science Advisory Board is developing advice for EPAon the use of science in environmental disaster response. The SAB has the goal of helping the Agency develop improved plans for responding to future environmental disasters.

As background for this activity, the SAB invited several non-EPA experts to discuss their experiences with disaster response situations to explore how science might be better applied to future disasters. The SAB has also been briefed on EPA's approach to to environmental disaster response (i.e., Incidents of National Significance), based the framework of the National Response PlanExit EPA Disclaimer and guidance in the National Incident Management SystemExit EPA Disclaimer.


Local Navigation



Jump to main content.