JULY 15, 2016--OR&R's Director, Dave Westerholm addressed around 140 oil spill responders, oil industry representatives, and civil servants representing several Federal agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement at Clean Gulf Associates Annual meeting held on July 14 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Articles from July 15, 2016
JULY 15, 2016--Ken Finkelstein of OR&R’s Assessment and Restoration Division attended the NOAA Roundtable for Massachusetts Congressional Staffers at the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Falmouth, Massachusetts.
JULY 15, 2016--Representatives from OR&R, the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS), Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS), and the Office for Coastal Management (OCM) were asked to represent NOS at a Resilience Workshop hosted by NOAA Ocean and Coastal Council's (NOCC) Performance Improvement Council (PIC) on July 6. The goal of the meeting was to improve the story NOAA tells about coastal and community resilience, what it means for NOAA, how each line office contributes, and how we contribute to community and ecosystem resilience.
JULY 15, 2016--The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) hosted a net tying workshop in Marquette, Michigan, for tribal youth, local tribe members, and the public on July 11.
JULY 15, 2016--“This is LT Lyons with the USCG, Sector Puget Sound. There has been a ship collision off of Shilshole Bay resulting in an oil spill.”
JULY 15, 2016--NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration, a leader in providing scientific information in response to marine pollution, has scheduled an autumn Science of Oil Spills (SOS) class in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, October 3-7, 2016.