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Articles from June 1, 2018

Posted: June 1, 2018
An underwater photo of a reef.

OR&R participated in the State of the Science and Research and Development Needs for Assessing the Environmental Risk of Conventional Underwater Military Munitions Workshop held at the Washington Navy Yard on May 23 and 24.

Posted: June 1, 2018

Steve Lehmann and Ken Finkelstein participated in the Watch Hill U.S. Coast Guard Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) in Waverly, Rhode Island on May 30, 2018. This was a full-scale, multi-agency exercise, which included both emergency response/cleanup strategies and natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) planning.

Posted: June 1, 2018
A group of people posing for a photo.

The Marine Debris Program is excited to announce the winners of the third annual Ohio Marine Debris Challenge! The contest is open every year to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in recognized public, private, and home schools in Ohio’s Lake Erie coastal communities.  Students complete lessons and create a public service announcement to help raise awareness of marine debris.

Posted: June 1, 2018
A man and a woman at a podium.

A wide variety of community groups, federal and local agencies, officials, and other partners gathered at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on May 30 to share information and create a dialogue on leveraging the natural resources within the Anacostia River watershed to maximize economic value, quality of life, and social and environmental resilience.

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