(U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class Barry Bena)

Coast Guard Official Urges Emergency Preparedness Citing Bridges and Refineries

U.S. Coast Guard Captain Marie Byrd told attendees at the Propeller Club of Northern California on September 10th that vulnerabilities of bridges and refineries continue to be a focus of emergency response plans seeking to protect the Marine Transportation System (MTS).

Byrd said emergency response exercises focusing on the San Francisco Bay Area Port Recovery Plan will be part of the annual Fleet Week San Francisco activities taking place between October 6-14, 2019.

Port partners include the Ports of Oakland, San Francisco and Redwood City.

Read more at American Journal of Transportation

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