Responders conduct successful pollution training, supporting Guam's spill response readiness
Responders and the U.S. Coast Guard hold a classroom training on Jan. 18, 2024, during a three-day oil spill response certification course required under the Code of Federal Regulations for First Responder Operations Level Training given at Cabras Marine Guam focused on operational requirements for responding to pollution spills, particularly with oil spill recovery organizations. They deployed over 450 feet of boom and utilized equipment like drum skimmers following a geographic response strategy outlined in the Area Contingency Plan, a comprehensive strategy for responding to environmental disasters in specific geographic regions, which is important for effective preparedness and response activities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Whip Blacklaw)

Photo by: Lt.j.g. Whip Blacklaw |  VIRIN: 240117-G-VW832-1001.JPG