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New Drills and Exercise Regulations

On April 1, 2014, new California regulations were implemented regarding Drills and Exercises. There are specific objectives tailored to the type of plan holder. Tank vessels, nontank vessels, and marine facilities have a group of objectives. Small marine fueling facilities, mobile transfer units and vessels carrying oil as secondary cargo have a separate set of objectives. Equipment deployment drills now have 5 specific objectives to meet and will only be required by the State annually if these objectives are met during the first 6 months of the year.

The link opens in new tab or windowDrills & Exercises Evaluation Guidance Manual (PDF) is a reference document assembled to provide direction and insight for OSPR staff and the regulated industry to meet OSPR drill requirements. It contains a description of types of exercises, describes the exercise evaluation process, PREP objectives and an interface between PREP and ICS structure. The use of this manual is not required for drills and exercises in California. Rather, it is intended to enhance the experience of participants and evaluators. Additional beneficial comments are welcome and may be submitted to OSPR drill coordinators for insertion into future revisions.

Drill and Exercise Forms

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Mailing Information for Credit Requests

Northern California and Out-of-State Request for Credit Documentation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Office of Spill Prevention and Response
1700 K Street
Sacramento, CA, 95811
Attention: Drills and Exercise Unit

Southern California (Includes San Luis Obispo County and South)

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Office of Spill Prevention and Response
4665 Lampson Avenue, Suite C
Los Alamitos, CA, 90720
Attention: Drills and Exercise Unit


Contact Information

Lindsey Saum
Email: Lindsey.Saum@wildlife.ca.gov
Phone: (661) 664-5738


Last update : 7/25/2018 1:00:47 PM