oil spills

New Carissa anniversary

New Carissa 20 years later: Remembering the beached ship that just wouldn’t leave the Oregon Coast (Register Guard, 2/9/2019)

New Carissa removal : information and frequently asked questions (2008) Oregon Department of State Lands

The wreck of the New Carissa timeline (2009) Oregon Department of State Lands, Land Management Division

Report and recommendations to the Governor of the state of Oregon (2000) Oregon New Carissa Review Committee

Oil train derailment

Oil train derails near Mosier in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge (Oregonian, 6/3/2016)

Mosier really dodged a bullet’: Gorge derailment highlights oil train dangers (Oregonian, 6/4/2016)

Gov. Kate Brown promises ‘every state resource’ available to respond to oil train derailment (Oregonian, 6/3/2016)

Oil Train Fire Tests Oregon’s New Response Plan (NW News Network, 6/3/2016)

Track failure likely cause of oil train derailment (Mail Tribune, 6/6/2016)

preliminaryRailPreliminary statewide rail safety review [PDF] (2014) Oregon Office of the Governor

railResponse2015 Oregon crude oil-rail response facilitated tabletop exercise : final after-action report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation, Rail Division, Oregon State Fire Marshal, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards, and Training, and Oregon Emergency Management”

ODOTroleOil trains : ODOT’s role and responsibilities [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation

Columbia geographic response plans

Details of oil spill response plan questioned (East Oregonian, 9/9/2015)

TheDallesMiddle Columbia River, The Dalles pool geographic response plan (MCRD-GRP) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

BonnevilleMiddle Columbia River, Bonneville pool geographic response plan (MCRB-GRP) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

JohnDayMiddle Columbia River, John Day pool geographic response plan (MCRJ-GRP) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

McNaryMiddle Columbia River, McNary pool geographic response plan (MCRM-GRP) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality