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Integrated Contingency Plan Guidance
Every facility that handles hazardous chemicals should have an emergency response plan. The National Response Team's Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP) Guidance provides a format for a comprehensive emergency response plan. It can be used by any facility, whether or not the facility is subject to specific planning requirements under federal and/or state regulations.
Use of the ICP format by facilities when developing their contingency plans is supported by the following agencies:
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- U.S. Department of Transportation
- U.S. Department of the Interior
- U.S. Department of Labor
- Michigan Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Commission
- Michigan Department of State Police
- Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
- Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
- Michigan Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
Refer to the following documents when preparing your emergency response plan:
- Guide to the Guide (start here)
- The National Response Team's Integrated Contingency Plan Guidance
- Michigan Contingency Plan Requirements Matrix
- Michigan Contingency Plan Requirements: Regulatory Cross-Comparison Matrix
- Contacts for Help
- Integrated Contingency Plan Development Matrix template
- Release Notification Requirements in Michigan
Be sure to coordinate emergency planning at your facility with your
For general questions or comments regarding this site, you may contact Ms. Susan Parker in the Michigan SARA Title III Program at 517-335-4650.