Emergency Response

This page is currently being updated as of August 2013


This is the webpage for the California Air Resources Board's Emergency Response Program. The ARB is focused on protecting both first responders and downwind communities in the event of an air-related disaster. As a large state agency, the ARB can bring to bear a large number of resources to bolster the strengths of smaller local agencies and air districts, as well as provide aid to related state agencies. Emergency response field staff work closely with the staffs from other emergency response programs within the BDO's of the California EPA, with the ultimate goal of seamless joint operations and interoperability.

Training Events and Current Deployments

No training events are currently scheduled.  Check back for updates!

No current deployments.


 The OER Field Team on-site during the 2010 Golden Guardian exercise.     Smoke Billows over Lake Tahoe during the 2007 Angora fire 
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