Table of Contents
Acronyms & Definitions
Worst Case Discharges in Region 5
Shoreline Cleanup Guideline Matrices
Chemical Use Checklist
In Situ Burning
Fish & Wildlife Annex
Oil Spill Solidifier Preapproval
Air Monitoring Evaluation Flowchart
Habitat Fact Sheets
Deep Marsh Annuals
Deep Marsh Perennials
Rooted Floating Aquatics
Shallow Marsh Annuals
Shallow Marsh Perennials
Beach and Sand Bar
ICS Forms and References
Transport of Oil/Flammable Liquids by Rail
National Historic Preservation Guidance
Inland Sensitivity Atlas
Flood and Natural Disasters
Mission and Purpose
Flood and Natural Disasters
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Addressing Climate Change in the Water Sector
This EPA website provides information on EPA's efforts in the water sector to build resiliency in communities and develop tools to respond to climate change.
Asbestos Sampling Discussion: Minot Flood Event
This report discusses EPA's response to the Minot, North Dakota flood event in 2011.
Cleaning Up After a Flood: Basement Pump-outs: FAQs
This factsheet developed by the U.S. EPA provides information on what to do if oil or hazardous substances are identified in a basement along with water.
Coffeyville, OK Flood Response
This site profile provides information on EPA's response to a 2007 crude oil spill at the Coffeyville Resources facility in Coffeyville, Kansas.
Commonwealth of Kentucky, Office of the Governor: Major Disaster Declaration
This letter from the Commonwealth of Kentucky's Office of the Govenor requests a Major Declaration as a result of heavy rains, flooding, high winds, tornadoes, mudslides and flood damage.
Dealing with Household Hazardous Waste
This factsheet developed by the U.S. EPA provides information on household hazardous waste including what it is, how to dispose of it, and how to prevent exposure while cleaning.
Disaster Debris Recovery Database
This webpage provides access to EPA Region 5's Disaster Debris Recovery Database and guidance pertaining to debris management plans.
EPA and ESF #10 Workgroup Resource Page
This EPA webpage provides information on a library of references available to EPA and USCG ESF #10 personnel.
EPA Climate Change Adaptation Introductory Training
This presentation developed by EPA is introductory training on climate change adaptation.
EPA Hurricane Katrina Response Page
This webpage provides information on EPA's hurricane emergency response activities in 2005 and provides access to public outreach materials and frequent question information.
EPA Hurricane Sandy Response
This EPA webpage highlights the vulnerability of coastal shoreline communities and provides an example of how local stakeholders, state, and federal partners worked together to build coastal reiliency in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
EPA OSC Page: Hurricane Sandy Response
This webpage provides information on EPA's Hurricane Sandy recovery response efforts.
FEMA Disaster Declaration Process
This webpage provides managers, elected officials, media, and stakeholders with procedural information regarding the Stafford Act declaration process.
FEMA Public Assistance: Local, State, Tribal, and Private Non-Profit
This webpage provides information on FEMA's Public Assistance (PA) grant program.
FEMA Recovery Resource
This FEMA webpage provides a list of referrals for resources that may assist families and businesses in the recovery process.
Flood Cleanup and the Air in Your Home
This EPA flyer provides information on air quality during flood cleanup in the home.
Form O.M.B. No. 1660-0047: Department of Homeland Sercurity Federal Emergency Management Agency Mission Assignment (MA)
This form requests assistance in the NE region of Pennsylvania to segregate wastes and hazardous wastes displaced during flooding from Tropical Storm Lee.
Get Rid of Mold
This flyer provides recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to handle mold in the house after a flood.
Handling Flood-Damaged Vermiculite Insulation
This fact sheet developed by the EPA and the North Dakota Department of Health contains information about managing and disposing of vermiculite insulation that may contain asbestos.
Hurricane Harvey 2017
This site profile provides information on EPA's and the State of Texas' emergency response efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
This site profile provides information on EPA's tracking of Tropical Storm Hermine in the Atlanta, Georgia region in September 2016.
This webpage provides information about EPA's response to Hurricane Issac.
This webpage provides information on EPA's response to Hurricane Matthew.
Ready Illinois provides resources like checklists, videos, factsheets, and other materials for residents and responders facing natural disasters or other emergencies.
Kill Germs with Bleach
This flyer provides recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to kill germs in the house using bleach after a flood.
Midwest Climate Change
This ZIP file includes GIS analysis shapefiles for facilities in 100 year floodplains in the Midwest.
Minnesota Toolbox for Local Units of Government Recovering from a Natural Disaster
Webpage with links to information, customizable handouts and forms that will make it easier for local units of government to deal with the many challenging aspects of recovering from a natural disaster.
Mississippi River Flooding
This site profile provides information on a 10,000-gallon fuel tank found floating in the Mississippi River after a flooding event.
Missouri Floods 2015
This site profile provides information on EPA's response to December 2015 flooding in southeast Missouri.
Natural Disaster Operational Workgroup
This website provides the Natural Disaster Operational Workgroup and its agency personnel access to SOPs, field data sheets, and SOP attachments.
Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response Climate Change Adaptation Implementation Plan
The Plan provides more detail on how EPA will carry out the work called for in the Climate Change Adaptation Plan.
Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response FY 2015 Addendum to OSWER's FY 2014 National Program Manager's Guidance
OSWER’s guidance for FY 2014 provides program priorities and expectations to regional colleagues and partners for carrying out EPA's land- and community-based programs. This addendum to the FY 2014 OSWER national program guidance contains additional direction important for FY 2015 program implementation and updated ACS measures and targets.
Oklahoma Floods 2015
This site profile provides information on the aftermath of flooding in 2015 associated with Tropical Storm Bill in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Options for disposing of wastes from natural disasters in northwestern Minnesota
This factsheet developed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency provides information on disposal of wastes after a natural disaster.
Post-Disaster Renovations and Asbestos for Homeowners and Workers
This factsheet developed by the U.S. EPA provides information on asbestos in homes including which home and building products may contain asbestos and how to manage the material if damaged.
Priority Agenda: Enhancing the Climate Resilience of America's Natural Resources
This report, prepared by the Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Climate and Natural Resources Working Group provides an assessment of current policies, program and regulations that address climate change adaptation and natural resources. The report identified significant actions moving forward.
Region II Hurricane Sandy Response Generic HASP
This document is a generic Health and Safety Plan developed for Hurricane Sandy response activities.
Response: DEQ's Emergency Response Efforts in the Wake of Hurricanes Katrina & Rita
This presentation developed by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality provides information on DEQ's emergency response efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Sample Hazard Inventory Form
This sample spreadsheet provides a template for tracking hazards by location, size, and composition of the hazard.