AUG. 24, 2018 — Elliott Bay Trustees, including NOAA, Department of Justice, Department of Interior and tribal representatives, toured the Lower Duwamish River in Seattle, Washington.
Articles from August 24, 2018
AUG. 24, 2018 — On August 13-14, representatives from all sectors (federal, state, county, academia, private sector, and non-governmental organizations) convened in Honolulu for the fourth update workshop of the Hawai'i Marine Debris Action Plan.
OR&R Participates in Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (PBNERR) Disaster Response Workshop
AUG. 24, 2018 — On August 21, members from NOAA’s OR&R and the Office of Coastal Management participated in an emergency response and preparedness workshop hosted by the PBNERR.
AUG. 24, 2018 — On Monday, August 20, Scott Lundgren and LT Michael Doig attended the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing entitled “Pipeline Safety in the Great Lakes: Incident Prevention and Response Efforts at the Straits of Mackinac.”
AUG. 24, 2018 — This summer Demi Fox, the Marine Debris Program’s Northeast Regional Coordinator, co-advised NOAA intern Theany Su on the launch of a Massachusetts monofilament recycling pilot program.
AUG. 24, 2018 — On August 22, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division participated in 2018 Alaska North Slope Mutual Aid Deployment (MAD) Oil Spill Exercise.
AUG. 24, 2018 — The week of August 13, OR&R scientists, in collaboration with WaterMapping, EPA, Florida State University, and Bigelow Marine Lab partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to learn more about how floating oil moves and weathers in the Gulf of Mexico.
AUG. 24, 2018 — On August 21-23, 2018, NOAA joined the U.S. Coast Guard, State of Alaska, and representatives from the Russian Federation, in a seminar on "Understanding Maritime Pollution Threats and Response Systems in the Russian Federation - United States Trans-Boundary Area".
AUG. 24, 2018 — On August 20, the Marine Debris Program announced its FY19 “Marine Debris Removal” federal funding opportunity.