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Integrated Contingency Plan Guidance

Are you prepared for a chemical release emergency?

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:

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.