West Valley Annual Exercise Tests Emergency Response to Simulated Fire

EM Update — August 8, 2023

WEST VALLEY, N.Y. – It’s been said that during an emergency, you always fall back on your training. EM and its cleanup contractor at the West Valley Demonstration Project recently conducted a full‐scale exercise testing the skills and response of site and local emergency responders to a simulated equipment fire. All EM team members at the site participated.

“Exercises allow us to safely test the knowledge and response of an organization through a real‐life scenario that includes challenging situations,” said West Valley Office of Technical Services Assistant Director Jennifer Dundas, who served as an evaluator for the exercise. “We understand the importance and benefit of having trained emergency responders working at West Valley.”

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on the West Valley Citizen Task Force, please contact:

Nancy Raca, Facilitator
West Valley Citizen Task Force
c/o Highland Planning