DECEMBER 18, 2015--During the week of December 8, NOAA Scientific Support Coordinators Paige Doelling and Steve Lehmann, along with approximately 80 senior U. S. Coast Guard (USCG) officers, and 150 industry partners, attended the USCG Liquefied Gas Senior Executive Forum held in Houston, Texas.
Articles from December 18, 2015
DECEMBER 18, 2015--On December 16, Ed Levine, OR&R Response Operations Supervisor, presented a discussion titled “The Role of NOAA's Scientific Support Coordinators as Liaisons to the U.S. Coast Guard and Scientific Advisors.”
DECEMBER 18.2015--The Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee (IMDCC), chaired by the Director of the NOAA Marine Debris Program, held a quarterly meeting on December 3, 2015.
DECEMBER 18, 2015--The end of 2015 wraps up the tenth year that OR&R has volunteered Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructor time to teach CPR to NOAA employees.
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a news release stating that response to the sunken and leaking tank barge Argo in Lake Erie has ended. A total of 33,475 gallons of liquid cargo and water mixture was removed at a cost of $5.2 million, the monies coming from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and the Hazardous Materials Superfund. See our blog, What Was the Fate of Lake Erie’s Leaking Shipwreck, the Argo?