Connecticut River (NH & VT)

 GRP Project

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.

Site Surveys
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
  • Prospective Towns‚Äč

NH

Bath

Charlestown

Chesterfield

Claremont

Clarksville

Colebrook

Columbia

Cornish

Dalton

Hanover

Haverhill

Hinsdale

Lancaster

Lebanon

Littleton

Lyme

Monroe

Northumberland

Orford

Piermont

Plainfield

Stratford

Stewartstown

Walpole

Westmoreland

VT

Barnett

Bloomfield

Bradford

Brattleboro

Brunswick

Canaan

Concord

Dummerston

Fairlee

Guildhall

Guilford

Hartford

Hartland

Lemmington

Lunenberg

Maidstone

Newbury

Norwich

Putney

Rockingham

Ryegate

Springfield

Thetford

Vernon

Waterford

Weathersfield

Westminster

Windsor

June 23-24, 2021

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

Date/Time TBD

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

Date/Time TBD

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

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