DECEMBER 11, 2015--During the week of December 7, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division conducted a Science of Oil Spills (SOS) class at the Inouye Regional Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Articles from December 11, 2015
DECEMBER 11, 2015--On December 8, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a study, Spills of Diluted Bitumen from Pipelines: A Comparative Study of Environmental Fate, Effects and Response.
OR&R Chairs Arctic Council’s Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Work Group Meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland
DECEMBER 11, 2015--OR&R’s Dr. Amy Merten chaired the Arctic Council’s Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Work Group meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland, December 2-3, 2015.
DECEMBER 11, 2015--In a continued effort to improve preparedness for response to and recovery from acute waterway debris incidents NOAA’s Marine Debris Program along with Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve co-hosted the Florida Marine Debris Regional Response Planning Workshop in Tallahassee Florida on December 1- 2, 2015.
DECEMBER 11, 2015--OR&R’s Emergency Response Division helped plan a recent oil spill exercise for the University of Miami and U.S. Coast Guard Sector Miami.
Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum Workshop on Maritime Oil Spill Emergency Response Management and Disposal Cooperation
DECEMBER 11, 2015--At the request of the U.S. Department of State, OR&R will participate in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum (ARF) Workshop on Maritime Oil Spill Emergency Response Management and Disposal Cooperation.
DECEMBER 11, 2015—Earlier this week, OR&R attended the NOAA Western Regional Team meeting in Seattle and discussed OR&R’s role in spill response and Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA).
DECEMBER 11, 2015--Mark Miller and LTJG Steven Wall of the OR&R’s Emergency Response Division prepared a modeled trajectory and participated in the U.S. Coast Guard District 8 Sector New Orleans Annual Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program functional exercise.
DECEMBER 11, 2015--On December 15, University of Washington students and staff will brief interested OR&R staff on a joint project they are working on concerning emerging risks in marine transport.