As defined by RCW 38.52.070, Walla Walla County Emergency Management’s revised Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) was submitted to Washington State Military Department, Emergency Management Division (WAEMD) for review in September 2017.
In a letter dated October 11, 2017, Director, Robert Ezelle, congratulated Walla Walla County Emergency Management ‘on this significant endeavor.'
Additionally, per WAC 118-40-180, Emergency Support Function (ESF) 10 – Hazards Materials was submitted to the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) for review. Washington Military Department, Emergency Management Division, coordinated the SERC review of the plan for compliance with SARA Title III, NRT-guidelines and the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and provided feedback to Walla Walla County Emergency Management. The plan was approved in a letter dated November 30, 2017 signed by Director Robert Ezell on behalf of the SERC. The letter states that the plan currently meets all nine federal requirements for hazardous materials plans.
Following approval, the plan was promulgated by Walla Walla County, and the Cities of Walla Walla, College Place, Waitsburg and Prescott.