Images: Geographic Response Plan signing ceremony [Image 2 of 3]
Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Tippets
From left to right: Coast Guard Capt. Peter Gautier, Sector New Orleans commander, and Brian Wynne, Louisiana oil spill coordinator, sign the Geographic Response Plan at the Regional Transportation Management Center in New Orleans, Aug. 13, 2013. GRPs provide initial guidelines and response strategies for government agencies and responders in the event of an oil spill.