The DOD was the lead federal agency
in Haiti; the Army set priorities and determined policy.
The Department of Defense is the lead federal agency
for Operation Martillo to detect and monitor aerial and maritime transit of illegal drugs into the United States, while actual interdictions are led and conducted by embarked U.S.
Coast Guard was the lead federal agency
in charge of the oil spill, but they asked a number of other federal agencies for support on a variety of issues - Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the military, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others.
The council serves as the principal advisory body to NCCAM, the lead federal agency
for research on complementary medicine, and a component of the National Institutes of Health.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the lead federal agency
responsible for inspecting travelers who seek to smuggle large volumes of cash--called bulk cash--when leaving the country through land ports of entry.
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)/NIH is the lead federal agency
for this project, working in close collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
It is the single lead federal agency
for the detection and monitoring of aerial and maritime movement of illegal drugs toward the United States and plays a key role in collecting, analyzing, and sharing intelligence on illegal drugs with U.S.
While hoping the need never arises, JTF-CS stands ready to aid the designated lead federal agency
, most likely FEMA, in charge of managing the consequences of a CBRNE, or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive, accident or incident.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now the lead federal agency
for the program and is also a partner in the new "More Matters" campaign.
The bad news is that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the lead federal agency
handling the Jordan Cove LNG permitting process, has apparently chosen not to follow these regulations.
Presidential Decision Directives (PDD) 39 and 62 designate the FBI as the lead federal agency
for crisis management and intelligence related to terrorism during domestic special events.
When a major disaster is declared by the President, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) becomes the lead Federal agency
, and DOD plays a supporting role to the extent that our resources are required to assist FEMA.