Welcome to the Emergency Management Center (EMC) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

This web site contains research and training materials developed by the staff of the EMC. Many of the documents referenced within are available for download as PDF (Adobe® Portable Document Format®) files.

You may also visit the EMC Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) website, which contains a variety of materials developed by EMC research staff for the CSEPP; Bibliography, Exercise, Planning, Publications and Training Materials.

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Documents and materials provided from this Web server were sponsored by a contractor of the U.S. Government under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725. Accordingly, the U.S. Government retains a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to publish or reproduce these documents, or to allow others to do so, for U.S. Government purposes. These documents may be freely distributed and used for non-commerical, scientific and educational purposes. Unauthorized or improper use of these materials may result in administrative disciplinary action and civil and criminal penalties.








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