Report 2008-102 Recommendation 4 Responses

Report 2008-102: Office of Spill Prevention and Response: It Has Met Many of Its Oversight and Response Duties, but Interaction With Local Government, the Media, and Volunteers Needs Improvement (Release Date: August 2008)

Recommendation #4 To: Fish and Wildlife, Department of

To ensure vessel preparedness for oil spills, the spill office should obtain and retain documentation related to completion of required tabletop exercises.

1-Year Agency Response

The spill office said that it hired an additional drill coordinator who started in January 2009 and that its Drills and Exercises Unit is now fully staffed and trained on the need to retain documentation related to tabletop exercises, including keeping its database updated. (2010-406, p. 194)

  • Response Date: August 2009

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2008-102

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.