Corpsmembers receive Hazmat training to assist with cleanup of hazardous waste and oil spills. The CCC is usually dispatched by the Department of Fish and Game’s Office of Oil Spill Prevention and Response. Some of the locations where corpsmembers have helped out include:
1981 San Luis Obispo
1984 San Francisco Bay
1990 Huntington Beach
1991 Cantara RR spill, Dunsmuir
1991 Santa Clara River
1992 Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County
1994 Santa Clara River; Martinez
1996 San Francisco Bay
1998 Avila Beach
2007 San Francisco Bay
CCC cleanup efforts after 1990 Huntington Beach spill.
Corpsmembers helping with San Francisco Bay cleanup after the 2007 Cosco Buscan spill.