MSRC is equipped to take on every level of spill training, preparedness exercise and response. We offer scalable response model that can support an incident of any size and apply the right resources to the circumstance – from small 3-hour spills to major incidents requiring our full capability. Our extensive inventory of dedicated response equipment is stored and maintained at MSRC's pre-positioned equipment sites – strategically placed across the U.S, and ready to mobilize.

In addition, MSRC has more than 400 dedicated personnel that can be cascaded across regions to support an event. MSRC's dedicated personnel are augmented by a unique reservist program which provides MSRC with extensively trained personnel within 36 hours to supplement MSRC and Spill Team Area Responders (STARs) contractor resources. The STARs nationwide network includes nearly 100 companies at approximately 250 locations.

MSRC offers response capabilities that satisfy requirements for the following response planning requirements:

  • Exercise & Training Support
  • Aerial Observation
  • Average Most Probable Discharge (arranged on a case-by-case basis)
  • Maximum Most Probable Discharge
  • Worst Case Discharge 1-3
  • Shallow Water Response Capability
  • Shoreline Protection and Cleanup
  • Dispersants
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