The following information is in reference to a SIMULATED incident taking place in Mesa County. This is only a drill. More information about this drill can be found here.
Regarding questions about the types of cargo the Office of Secure Transportation carries, here is the information we can provide:
For national security reasons, the Department of Energy will not disclose details of the specific cargo.
The Office of Secure Transportation is responsible for classified DOE shipments, which can consist of three types of cargoes: nuclear materials, nuclear weapons components and nuclear weapons.
For more information, visit the Office of Secure Transportation online here.
Updated information will be posted at www.mesacountyjic.com throughout the duration of this incident. Please check this website often to get the latest information. You can also enter your email address on the website to receive email notifications anytime new information is posted.
People in Mesa County can also dial 211 from a landline phone or 970-244-8400 from a mobile phone for the latest information on this incident.
There may be times during critical incidents when first responders need to contact you directly during the emergency. To register your phone number, mobile device and/or email with the Mesa County Emergency Notification System so that you can receive notifications from the 911 dispatch center during critical incidents please visit www.gjcity.org/EmergencyNotifications.