Grant to Pay for Oil Spill Response Equipment

The City of Lakeport has received a state grant which will be used for hazmat training, equipment. The $35,000 in grant funds is from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Office of Spill Prevention and Response. The funding pays for a spill response trailer specific to Lakeport and its geography. The grant also pays for the equipment in the trailer and for staff training. The staff will learn how to contain a spill and keep it from spreading.