DOE EM Update – WVDP Helps Lead Full-Scale Exercise to Prepare for Emergency Incidents

August 20, 2019 – EM and its cleanup contractor at the West Valley Demonstration Project(WVDP) recently conducted a full-scale exercise with local emergency response personnel. 

WVDP’s environmental and radiological controls departments, and the site’s emergency medical response, security, and other teams joined with West Valley Fire & Rescue and Cattaraugus County’s sheriff’s department, special response team, and emergency services personnel for the training, which tested the skills and response of participants in a mock emergency involving intruders to the site intending to cause damage. The Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Bomb Squad also took part in the exercise. Link to Update

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on the West Valley Citizen Task Force, please contact:

Nancy Raca, Facilitator
West Valley Citizen Task Force
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