Oil Spill Summit 2007 photo

Protocols

The protocols are a collection of 12 working agreements adopted pursuant to the MOA. The protocols are the procedural documents that guide the agencies’ partnership work and through which everyday activities are coordinated. These revised protocols also include new accountability measures.

Current USCG-Ecology Protocols (in pdf format)
Summary
Introduction & Table of Contents
Protocol 1 - Facility Response Contingency Plan Review   
Protocol 2 - Oil Transfer Operations
Protocol 3 - Drills and Exercises
Protocol 4 - Facility Inspections
Protocol 5 - Investigations
Protocol 6 - Pollution Response
Protocol 7 - Media Relations
Protocol 8 - Disclosure of Records   
Protocol 9 - Vessel Inspections
Protocol 10 - Information Sharing
Protocol 11 - Standby Emergency Response Tug Employment [Obsolete - Management assumed by industry.]
Protocol 12 - Cross Familiarization Training