OR&R 2020 Accomplishments: The Fiscal Year in Review
NOVEMBER 23, 2020 — In fiscal year 2020: OR&R provided scientific support for 200 pollution-related incidents.
In addition, we provided incident coordination to nine hurricane and tropical storms during the 2020 hurricane season through the Disaster Preparedness Program; we supported two pollution settlements in Washington state for a total of $2.2 million for restoration of public natural resources; we made major advances in data management; and in our outreach efforts we celebrated 30 years since the passage of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. These accomplishments show our dedication to science-based solutions for protecting and restoring natural resources from coastal hazards.
For further information, contact Alyssa.Dillon@noaa.gov.
View our full FY20 Accomplishments Report here.