Health & Safety Task Force Report Proposes Changes To Better Protect the Health of Workers and the Public During Oil Spills

A ground-breaking report identifies new programs and specific law changes to better protect worker health and public health during oil spills and chemical releases. The report is the initial work of the Health & Safety Task Force, co-chaired by ALERT and state officials from Washington and Oregon, that was chartered by the federal Regional Response Team 10 and the Northwest Area Committee in 2023. The task force will develop these programs in 2024 as models for other states and regions.

Read the full report here.