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6. 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.

6.1. 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
March 1 Civil Disturbance TTX Genesee
June 6 NLE 2012 Cyberstorm Ingham/All
July 24 E. Fermi 2 Drill #1 Monroe, Wayne
August 7 E. Fermi 2 Drill #2 Monroe, Wayne
August 21 E. Fermi 2 REP Evaluated Exercise Monroe, Wayne
September 26 Palisades Drill #1 Van Buren, Allegan, Berrien
October 17 Palisades Drill #2 Van Buren, Allegan, Berrien
October 30 Palisades Ingestion Pathway Evaluated Exercise Van Buren, Allegan, Berrien
Table 7. Michigan State Drills and Exercises