"By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America by Section 115 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (42 U.S.C. 9615 et seq.) (the Act'), and by Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. 'National Contingency Plan'. (a)(1) The National Contingency Plan ('the NCP'), shall provide for a National Response Team ('the NRT') composed of representatives of appropriate Federal departments and agencies for national planning and coordination of preparedness and response actions, and regional response teams as the regional counterpart to the NRT for planning and coordination of regional preparedness and response actions."
Executive Order 12580; EO 12580
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