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7. Exercises

Local programs participate in numerous local and District-wide exercises on a regular basis. There are also a number of statewide exercises in which the Section participates.

7.1. State-sponsored exercises

The State of Michigan performs a number of drills and exercises each year, most commonly concerned with nuclear power plants. During these drills and exercises, the State EOC station is activated, the SEC or his delegate participates in the EOC, and programs in the affected counties are activated.
Date Exercise Counties
January 21 Palisades Drill #1 Van Buren, Allegan, Kalamazoo
February 17 Palisades Drill #2 Van Buren, Allegan, Kalamazoo
March 2 Palisades Full-scale Exercise Van Buren, Allegan, Kalamazoo
May 12 E. Fermi II Drill #1 Monroe, Wayne
May 26 E. Fermi II Drill #2 Monroe, Wayne
June 8 E. Fermi II Full-scale Exercise Monroe, Wayne
Table 7. Michigan State Drills and Exercises