placed on environmental pollution control. For us to
preserve our environment and our remaining resources,
we must all be conscientious participants. The Navy is
committed to operating its ships and shore facilities in a
manner that is compatible with the environment. It is
your responsibility as a supervisor to provide leadership
and personal commitment to ensure that your personnel
develop and exhibit an environmental protection ethic.
Since this program contains such a vast amount of
information and guidelines, we will not be able to cover
more than a small part of the information. For a more
comprehensive look at this program, read OPNAVINST.
Due to the large impact of any noncompliance, there
are outside activities such as the Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) to monitor your program
Remember, most environmental statutes
impose criminal liability for willful or knowing
violations. In some cases, individual service members
may be charged with criminal liability if their actions,
or inactions, meet the requirements for imposing
In the remaining segments of this section we will
discuss some training tips and drill scenarios you may
wish to use to better acquaint yourself and your
personnel with this program.
MONITOR PROGRAM OPERATIONS
TRAINING AND DRILL EVALUATION
Monitoring the environmental pollution control
programs operations is very important. This process
can be very time consuming if proper training of all
personnel is not done. As previously stated, this is not
a one person program. It will take everybodys efforts
This section provides some useful lesson plans,
training tips, drill scenarios, and evaluation grading
forms for hazardous material spills. Figure 1-1 is a
sample lesson plan you can use to instruct personnel on
to make it work.
response procedures for hazardous materials spills.
Figure 1-1.Sample lesson plan.