Emergency Response Guide
Mississippi Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide

The purpose of this document is to improve preparedness for response and recovery operations following an emergency marine debris incident in Mississippi. This document outlines existing response structures at the local, state, and federal levels to facilitate a coordinated, well-managed and immediate response to incidents resulting in marine debris impacting coastal areas in the state of Mississippi.

The Comprehensive Guidance Document serves as a complete reference for Mississippi marine debris emergency response. The accompanying Field Reference Guide only includes the most pertinent information for quick reference in the field and during emergency response operations.