Past Emergencies

EPA coordinates responses to many kinds of emergencies, some of which are of national significance and require extensive coordination with other government agencies. These activities demonstrate EPA's emergency management program and provide valuable experience so that EPA can better prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies in the future.

Hurricane Sandy

Joplin, Missouri Tornado Response

Fukushima – Japanese Nuclear Emergency


BP Oil Spill

Hurricanes Katrina/Rita

Columbia Space Shuttle

World Trade Center

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Floreffe, Pennsylvania Oil Spill