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APPENDIX A Guide to Using Portions of the 2002 Guide As noted in the 2010 Guide, much of the original 2002 Guide to Updating Highway Emergency Response Plans for Terrorist Incidents (NCHRP, 2002) remains valid today. This appendix iden- tifies those still-valid portions and those that are not. (NOTE: a word-for-word review of the 2002 Guide was not conducted, so take these as high-level comments.) 2002 Guide Remains Valid No Longer Valid Comments Section General The 2002 Guide References to the References to refers to variable Office of Homeland Departments of message signs, while Security should now Transportation the 2010 Guide uses read as the (DOTs) should the (now) more Department of now be considered popular dynamic Homeland Security as State message signs (DHS), and the Transportation (DMSs); they are the Federal Emergency Agencies. same thing. Similarly, Management Websites listed in the 2002 Guide refers Agency (FEMA) the 2002 Guide to Emergency (also called have not been Management Plans, Administration in the revalidated. while the 2010 Guide report) is now under uses Emergency DHS. Operations Plans. Executive Mostly still valid, but Summary the 2010 Guide covers all hazards. 1. Introduction All 2. Existing State In Section 2, and DOT Planning replaces Emergency the first of the four Response EM components, but the purpose remains the same. In Section 2, Table 2 suggests Institutional Context that state for Emergency transportation Response, the agencies should Comprehensive have a secondary Preparedness Guide role in ESFs #6 (to replaces the FEMA- transport mass- established Federal care victims) and Response Plan, but #12 (providing fuel the former is not to other mandatory. Also, caregivers). The ESFs #1315 have agencies have been added. secondary roles in the new ESFs #13 and #14 as well. (continued on next page) 137
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138 A Guide to Emergency Response Planning at State Transportation Agencies 2002 Guide Remains Valid No Longer Valid Comments Section 3. The Expanded While FEMA is still the In Section 3.3, In general, the Terrorist Threat primary federal Presidential threats posed have emergency agency, it Decision Directives expanded since is now under the have been replaced 2002. Department of by Homeland Homeland Security. Security Presidential Directives (HSPDs), as discussed in the 2010 Guide. 4. Thinking Mostly still valid. The Now we would Through Highway National Incident recommend more Emergency Management System emphasis on Response (NIMS) has replaced coordination with Strategies. earlier guidance. Emergency Ope- rations Centers and the new Fusion Centers. 4.1.11, ConOps, is still valid, but should be coordinated/ integrated with the Intelligent Trans- portation Systems (ITS) Concept of Operations. 4.2, Costing is still valid, but state transportation agencies must recognize that incident scene maintenance of traffic and high-visibility apparel are now required. 4.2.1, Transportation funding should refer to the most current authorization act, but the concept remains valid. Appendix A, Replace the reference NCHRP Contact to PB Farradyne with: NCHRP 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 Appendix E, Replace all There are Bibliography references to PB numerous Farradyne (PBF) additional with Telvent resources to Farradyne. (PB supplement those alone remains valid.) listed here; see the The FEMA State Bibliography to the and Local Guide 2010 Guide. (SLG) 101 has been replaced by the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101. (CPG 101, 2009) The Bill listed for the 107th Congress, dated 9/25/2001, is no longer valid.