Buzzards Bay Exercises

Each year, we exercise at least one GRP in Buzzards Bay. For more information on where the exercises took place, and to see where other GRPs have been created in Buzzards Bay, see the Buzzards Bay GRP map.  

On this page, you will find information on both upcoming and past exercises that have taken place in the Buzzards Bay Region.

2021 Exercises

Cuttyhunk (Gosnold)/New Bedford

 Date: May 18, 2021

GRP: BB-53 Cuttyhunk Pond

Materials:

Exercise Plan (DRAFT)

After Action Report

Weather Forecast

Incident Commander/Safety Officer Handbook

2020 Marion
2020 Marion

2020 Marion
2020 Marion

2015 Mattapoisett_Marion
2015 Mattapoisett_Marion

2020 Marion
2020 Marion

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2020 Exercises

Onset/Wareham, October 20

First Responder Exercise

Exercise Photos

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Marion, October 22

First Responder Exercise 

Exercise Photos

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2018 Exercise

Dartmouth/Westport, May 8 

First Responder Exercise

Exercise Photos

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2017 Exercises

Fairhaven/Acushnet, October 12 

GRP: BB-10 West Island Causeway

Exercise Photos

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NBC 10 WJAR News: "Emergency crews, researchers prepare for potential oil spills"

First Responder Exercise

Naushon Island, May 4 

Exercise Photos

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2016 Exercises

Wareham/Onset, October 18 

GRP: BB-26 Onset Harbor

Exercise Photos

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Ram Island, October 20 

GRP: BB-15 Ram Island

Exercise Photos

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2015 Exercise

Mattapoisett/Marion, June 9 

GRP: BB-16 Mattapoisett Inner Harbor

Exercise Photos

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2014 Exercise

Gosnold/New Bedford, September 3 

GRP: BB-03 Allens Pond

Exercise Photos

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2013 Exercise
2011 Exercise

New Bedford Harbor, May 11 

GRP: BB-08 New Bedford Harbor

Exercise Photos

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Westport/Dartmouth, October 10 

GRP: BB-02 Westport River

Exercise Photos

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2009 Exercise

Wareham, October 27 

GRP: BB-23 Wareham River

Exercise Photos

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