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Articles from July 28, 2017

Posted: July 28, 2017

JULY 28, 2017--On July 26, Representatives from OR&R's Emergency Response and Assessment and Restoration Divisions presented to researchers associated with the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative on the continuum of spill response roles of the office, from emergency response through injury assessment and restoration.

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July 28, 2017--On July 25, the Senate Commerce subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard held a hearing to explore the efforts on marine debris in the oceans and Great Lakes.

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JULY 28, 2017--OR&R’s Assessment and Restoration Division co-sponsored the 13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant held July 16-21 in Providence, Rhode Island.

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JULY 28, 2017--Kate Goggin translates complex technical text into everyday terms as a Communications Specialist for OR&R’s Assessment and Restoration Division (ARD).

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JULY 28, 2017-- As part of our ongoing commitment to share our expertise in spill response with other nations, the Emergency Response Division recently hosted a delegation from China’s National Marine Hazard Mitigation Service. The Chinese agency requested the meeting to learn about our strategies and tools for responding to environmental hazards and to exchange information about China’s marine emergency response programs.

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JULY 28, 2017--On July 23, the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s California Regional Coordinator, Sherry Lippiatt, spoke on a career and mentoring panel as part of the Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) in Chemical Oceanography.

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JULY 28, 2017--The U.S. Coast Guard announces a ship collision in Puget Sound off the Shilshole Bay. What happens now? Trying to answer that question started the journey of participants in this year’s NOAA Science Camp. Sessions were held this year the weeks of July 10 and 17. Trying to answer that question started the journey of participants in this year’s NOAA Science Camp.

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JULY 28, 2017--Catherine Berg, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division Scientific Support Coordinator for Alaska traveled to the far north community of Utqiagvik this week, along with representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and other oil spill response groups.

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