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Articles from December 12, 2014

Posted: December 11, 2014
Train car that carries Bakken crude oil.

West Coast federal and state trustees and oil industry representatives convened in Portland, Oregon, for the West Coast Joint Assessment Team (JAT) meeting on December 3, 2014.

The JAT is a forum for trustees and industry to coordinate on Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) planning and approaches related to oil spills.

Posted: December 11, 2014
Classroom of adults sitting at tables.

OR&R's Emergency Response Division (ERD) recently conducted a five day Science of Oil Spills (SOS) class from November 17-21, 2014 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Posted: December 11, 2014
Screen shot of Atlantic ERMA environmental mapping tool with Hurricane Sandy.

On December 9, 2014, OR&R introduced the semiannual ERMA® newsletter, which will serve to inform users of system updates and any changes in functionality.

Posted: December 12, 2014
Man launches a large remote-controlled plane by hand from a ship deck.

On December 4, 2014 the United States hosted the semi-annual meeting for the Arctic Council's Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (EPPR) Working Group in Seattle, Washington.

Posted: December 12, 2014
A group of students present on marine debris in front of a stand-up poster.

The NOAA Marine Debris Program is proud to announce the FY2015 Marine Debris Prevention through Education and Outreach Federal Funding Opportunity.

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