Emergency Planning & Response

Weston has earned a reputation for providing exceptional emergency preparedness, planning, and loss prevention services related to counter-terrorism planning as well as in response to catastrophic and environmentally sensitive events.

We have completed more than 1,180 emergency responses and more than 50 multiagency exercises and drills at the federal, state, and local levels under current and recently completed Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team (START) contracts across all 10 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regions. Our expertise, which spans all types and magnitudes of time-critical responses, is backed by our proven ability to deploy over 400 responders in a short period of time to provide EPA with 24/7/365 rapid response support. We are proud to have been part of EPA’s largest responses, including the 9/11 World Trade Center, Capitol Anthrax, Columbia Shuttle Recovery, Deepwater Horizon, Hurricanes Katrina and Irene, and Superstorm Sandy.

Our wide range of emergency preparedness services includes:

  • Contingency Planning
  • Chemical Emergency Planning and Prevention, including real-time chemical agent monitoring
  • Risk Management Planning, including security analyses and water vulnerability assessments as well as facility risk management program audits/inspections
  • Chemical Safety Reviews
  • Oil Spill Preparedness and Prevention, including technologies for preventing and mitigating oil or hazardous substance releases