On December 2, 2014, staff from OR&R joined partner U.S. agencies in meetings with Cuba, Mexico, and the Bahamas as part of Multilateral Technical Operating Procedures (MTOP) efforts.
Articles from December 5, 2014
Dr. Lisa DiPinto of the OR&R Assessment and Restoration Division delivered two presentations on the ongoing Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill at the second workshop on Marine Oil Spill and Biological Effects in Busan, South Korea on December 3-5, 2014.
The 35th annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology and Chemistry recently held its meeting in Vancouver, BC.
In addition to serving on the planning committee, OR&R presented one poster and six papers, served as a chair or co-chair for two sessions and participated on a panel for the December 2-4, 2014, Clean Gulf Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
As part of the Clean Gulf conference this week (see related article in this issue), Paige Doelling, Kyle Jellison, and John Tarpley toured the Marine Well Containment Company shore facility in Ingleside, Texas.
NOAA Acting Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Management, Holly Bamford, stopped by the Disaster Response Center (DRC) on Monday, December 1, 2014 while she was in town for the Bays and Bayous Symposium.
Tom Barry is the Marine Debris Program's Cooperative Programs Specialist.