Forest Ventures assisted the US Department of Energy(DOE) with
Emergency Preparedness assessment, review, development, and oversight
for their Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, NM.
FVI developed the Carlsbad Field Office’s (CBFO) Emergency
Plan and Procedures and assisted in the review and major rewrite
of the WIPP contractor’s (Washington Tru Solutions) Emergency
Management Plan. We rewrote and negotiated the new Memorandum
of Understanding (MOU) with Eddy County, New Mexico. We provided
oversight and assistance with scenario development for and conduct
of WIPP’s 2009 Evaluated Exercise; performed the Effectiveness
Review of the DOE HQ Assessment Corrective Action Plan; and developed
the WIPP 2009 Emergency Readiness Assurance Plan (ERAP) Final
Forest Ventures developed the Comprehensive Emergency Response
Program, including Emergency Plan/Procedures and Training/Exercises
for New York University
We developed the Radiological Emergency Plan and Procedures
the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and developed plans/procedures
for their Evacuee Reception Center and Mass Care Shelters. We
conducted training and table top exercises.
Forest Ventures coordinated drills and exercises for Pilgrim
Nuclear Power Station, Yankee Rowe Plant and other northeastern
nuclear utilities. Forest Ventures coordinated 3 of Pilgrim Nuclear
Power Station’s Biennial NRC and FEMA graded Exercises,
the off site portions for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
FVI also coordinated the Transportation Emergency Preparedness
Program (TEPP) for the Department of Energy (DOE) Region I, headquartered
at Brookhaven National Laboratory. DOE Region 1 encompasses 11
northeastern states and Washington, D.C.
Forest Ventures coordinated two major TEPP exercises on the
east coast, one involving DOE, Montgomery County, MD and the
State of Maryland; the other with DOE, the States of New Jersey
and New York and Bergen/Passaic Counties, NJ.
Forest Ventures assisted Entergy Nuclear and Westchester and
Orange Counties in New York with revising their radiological
emergency plans and successfully passing the their NRC/FEMA exercise."