APRIL 10, 2015--Bradford Benggio, OR&R Scientific Support Coordinator for the southeast U.S., provided Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Techniques (SCAT) training for thirty-five state, federal, and industry representatives on April 7-9, 2015 at the U.S. Coast Guard Sector in Charleston.
Articles from April 10, 2015
APRIL 10, 2015--During the week of April 6, 2015, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division provided Inland Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (“SCAT”) Training in Boise, Idaho. The training, conducted in collaboration with trainers from U.S. EPA Region 10 and Washington Department of Ecology, was focused on techniques for conducting surveys of shorelines impacted by oil spills in freshwater environments. The class also covered considerations for appropriate cleanup methods for different types of shorelines in freshwater environments.
APRIL 10, 2015--Veteran spill responder Mark W. Miller is the new co-director of the University of New Hampshire Coastal Response Research Center (CRRC), a partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R), effective April 3, 2015.
APRIL 10, 2015--The week of April 6, 2015, Marine Debris Program Director Nancy Wallace presented at the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) meeting in New York City, co-hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). NOAA is the chair of the steering committee for the GPML.
APRIL 10, 2015--OR&R provided training to all four shifts of the Seattle Fire Department's Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Team this week.