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IS-1190: The National Oil & Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan and the National Response System Independent Study Course

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Course Overview

The goal of this course is to educate stakeholders and a larger audience on planning for and responding to environmental incidents, and to highlight how the NCP/NRS and the NRF/Stafford Act align.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the regulatory frameworks and other federal doctrine that guide planning for, the response to, and recovery from environmental incidents.
  • Identify the planning and preparedness activities associated with the implementation of the NCP and preparing for a response to an environmental incident.
  • Explain the similarities and differences between an NCP and NRF response to an environmental incident.
  • Describe environmental incident damage assessment and recovery process.


  • IS-230 Fundamentals of Emergency Management



Course Length:

4 hours
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  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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