Kitsap County has naval facilities with nuclear vessels. So, the potential for a radiological incident exists. Based on a recent assessment of Kitsap County, radiological emergencies are rated a moderate risk threat.
What is KCDEM doing to address radiological threats?
The Kitsap Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) works with hazardous materials response teams from the U. S. Navy and Washington State Department of Health. Hazmat teams contain, control and minimize any potential radiological release. KCDEM exercises response plans in conjunction with the U.S. Navy.
For more details regarding local radiological hazards, click the map.