OR&R recently conducted its Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Technique (SCAT) training in the Arctic for the very first time.
Articles from August 28, 2015
As dredging of New York's Hudson River Superfund Site wraps up, OR&R concludes that additional removal of PCB-contaminated sediments in the Upper Hudson River is necessary to achieve pollution reductions in Lower Hudson fish.
This week the NOAA Marine Debris Program announced more than $675,000 in grant awards to 13 projects aimed at aiding coastal communities in their fight against marine debris.
On a visit to San Francisco, California, last week, students from Japan learned about the marine debris issue, impacts, prevention, and the U.S. response to debris generated by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
This week the Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center partnered with NOAA's Office for Coastal Management to hold a training on planning and facilitating collaborative meetings.
NOAA representatives from programs in Seattle participated in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) expo for students living in Sandpoint Brettler Family Housing, next to the NOAA Western Regional Center.