TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: Debris Management Planning for State, Tribal and Local Officials -- Penobscot County


May 3, 2016


Debris Management Planning for State, Tribal and Local Officials
June 2 - 3, 2016

FEMA, in support of the Penobscot County Emergency Management, will be conducting a 2 day Debris Management Planning Course. This course provides an overview of issues and recommended actions necessary to plan for, respond and recover from a major debris generating event with emphasis on State, Tribal, and local responsibilities. Developed from a pre-disaster planning perspective, the course includes debris staff organizations, compliance with laws and regulations, contracting procedures, debris management site selection, volume reductions methods, recycling, special debris situations, and supplementary assistance.

Course Goal - The goal of this course is to better enable State, local, and tribal government officials to successfully plan for, respond to, and recover from a major debris generating event.

Target Audience - State, local, and tribal emergency management personnel, including public works and waste management staff who are responsible for planning and/or implementing debris removal and disposal actions. There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course Location - The course will be held at the Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) Public Safety Training Center located at 354 Hogan Road in Bangor, Maine. There is no access from Hogan Road. You must enter the EMCC entrance and bear left to bring you to the Public Safety Building. Signs will be posted. Classes will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meals will be provided; however, no lodging reimbursement is available. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

To register, please complete the FEMA 75-5 application and submit to . For additional information, please contact Michelle Tanguay, Penobscot County EMA, at 945-4750.



Michelle Tanguay, Penobscot County EMA Director