Salish Sea Exercise

Incident Start Date
October 25, 2017

Current Date/Time
October 25, 2017

Operational Period
October 25, 2017, 0630 hours – October 25, 2017, 1830 hours

Salt Spring Island

• Ensure the safety of citizens and response personnel
• Control the source
• Secure the vessel and refloat/remove from the marine environment
• Maximize protection of environmentally-sensitive areas, prioritizing of sample collection
• Contain and recover spilled material
• Remove oil from impacted areas
• Recover and rehabilitate injured wildlife
• Manage coordinated response effort
• Keep the public & stakeholders informed of response activities
• Clear and consistent communication to the community
• Minimize economic impacts from the spill to the community and the environment
• Minimize local business interruption

Unified Command