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Articles from April 1, 2016

Posted: April 1, 2016

APRIL 1, 2016--The Hudson River Superfund site has been contaminated with millions of pounds of toxic PCBs since the 1940's. At 200 miles long, it is one of NOAA's largest natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) cases.

Posted: April 1, 2016
A statue and a sign outdoors.

APRIL 1, 2016--The NOAA North Atlantic Regional (Collaboration) Team or NART, sponsored a roundtable with New Jersey's Congressional district staff that was held on Wednesday March 23, 2016 at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. The theme of the roundtable was “Community Resilience in the Urban Environment.”

Posted: April 1, 2016
Drawing of an hourglass with debris in it.

APRIL 1, 2016--Congratulations to our 2016 NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest winners! This year, we received more than 750 entries from kindergarten to 8th-grade students with incredible visual messages on what we need to do to be the solution to ocean pollution.

Posted: April 1, 2016
Woman working with group of students.

APRIL 1, 2016--On March 29, LTJG Rachel Pryor coordinated with Open Window Middle School to host a sixth grade student field trip at NOAA's Western Regional Center in Seattle.

Posted: April 1, 2016
Man speaking to a group of people in front of a screen.

APRIL 1, 2016--For years, NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) has been offering the popular Science of Oil Spills classes to oil spill responders and planners. But oil isn't the only hazardous material for which we have expertise!

Posted: April 1, 2016
Graphic of multiple illustrations.

APRIL 1, 2016--Representatives from OR&R joined the National Weather Service and two other National Ocean Service Offices, the Office of Coast Survey and the National Geodetic Survey, for the 147th Meeting of the NOAA-USGS Committee on Hydrology on March 24, 2016.

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