NWFF remains focused and committed from the time we receive the initial dispatch to an incident or release, through the mitigation and remediation process, to the reporting and closing of any project. Our team ensures that each phase of the cleanup project is completed with our client’s best interests in mind which includes regulatory compliance and safety. Our strategically located offices in the Northwest allow us to respond directly to marine and waterway spills in Oregon, Washington and California.
Land Based Response
NWFF’s Technical Services Division strives to provide the most responsive services in the industry. With crews on-call 24/7, 365 days a year, we respond to any and all of our client’s environmental needs in an emergency and non-emergency situations. This division responds to a wide variety of incidents. Ranging from 1 – 10-gallon fuel or oil spills to 10,000-gallon gasoline releases to unknown chemical releases, on land, or in water. NWFF has the capability of mobilizing the personnel, equipment, and supplies necessary to mitigate and remediate land based environmental emergencies of any size, anywhere in the Northwest. Working across inter-company disciplines, NWFF management personnel are trained in all phases of project management. Our team of professionals coordinate between local, state, and federal agencies, and actively communicates with our clients on all project-related information.
Waterway Based Response
The Technical Services Division of NWFF provides emergency environmental services for waterborne incidents. The U.S. Coast Guard designated NWFF as an Oil Spill Response Organization (OSRO). NWFF has met the stringent requirements regarding containment booms, boats, skimmers, and other specific equipment necessary for effective and efficient cleanup of state and federal waterways. The extensive equipment inventory list can be found at http://www.wrrl.org with actual GPS locations. With a supply of over 7,000’ of hard boom, several boats, and skilled marine operators, NWFF has the ability to contain and remediate a release in a water-way or body of water.
Marine Response Services
- 24/7 toll-free spill number: 800-942-4614
- Quick response time to NW waterways
- Thousands of feet of hard boom in inventory
- Skimmers with pumps and 50,000-gallon bladders for oil recovery
- Soft boom and absorbents
- Facility site plans; Site security plans
- QI, SI and ICS services
- Advocate for a client with government and agencies