Connecticut River (NH & VT)
This Geographic Response Plan (GRP) development project is active and will end on December 31, 2021. 10 GRP will be developed for select areas along the Connecticut River from its northern point in New Hampshire, south along the New Hampshire/Vermont state line to the Massachusetts border.
View the Project Overview Presentation
Initial Work Group/Site Selection Meeting
February 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
via Zoom Video Conference
Work Group participants will be briefed on project goals and timeline, review the site sensitivity data compiled by Work Group members including the EPA, NH DES, VT DEC, and Nuka Research, and will identify 10 sites for GRP development.
Work Group Participants
US Environmental Protection Agency
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Coast Guard
Select Work Group members will conduct site surveys to obtain additional information about each GRP site that will inform the development of tactics, logistics, and other plan elements.
Site Survey Schedule
Preliminary Site Survey Map
Tactics Sub-Group Meeting
The Tactics Sub-Group will be comprised of select individuals from the project Work Group with direct experience and expertise in inland spill response, GRP development, and/or in-depth knowledge of the Connecticut River. The Sub-Group will review draft GRP maps showing the tactics and strategies recommended by the site survey team. Changes to these initial tactics and strategies will be made based on input from the Tactics Sub-Group, and the GRPs will be updated prior to final review by the Work Group.
DRAFT Tactics Maps
Tactics Sub-Group Meeting Summary
Final Work Group Meeting
This will be the final meeting of the Connecticut River GRP Work Group. During this meeting, each draft GRP will be presented for review and comment prior to finalization.
Final Work Group Meeting Summary