JULY 29, 2016--OR&R’s Emergency Response Division participated in Incident Management Team Training on June 12-14 in Philadelphia.
Articles from July 29, 2016
JULY 29, 2016--OR&R’s online mapping tool, Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA®), was used as the common operational picture for the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) marine security activities surrounding the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18-21.
JULY 29, 2016—The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and NOAA completed Phase One of the Deepwater Horizon Lessons Learned Studies: Detection of Oil Thickness and Emulsion Mixtures using Remote Sensing Platforms project.
JULY 29, 2016--OR&R participated in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sponsored 2016 Urban Waters National Training Workshop on July 26-28.
JULY 29, 2016--The Disaster Response Center (DRC) hosted the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the American Salvage Association for their Annual Salvage Seminar. The three-day seminar was attended by approximately 45 people with representation from the Atlantic Strike Team, Gulf Strike Team, Pacific Strike Team, and T & T Salvage, to name a few.
JULY 29, 2016--Forty marine debris stakeholders at the federal, state, city and county, and community level attended a successful fourth Hawaii Marine Debris Action Plan Workshop July 25-27, held at the NOAA Inouye Regional Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
JULY 29, 2016--Recently, OR&R’s Scientific Support Coordinator Adam Davis participated in the U. S. Coast Guard’s effort to address potential pollution threats from several abandoned and derelict vessels located throughout the coastal zone in Florida Panhandle, east of the heavily developed beach destinations of Destin and Panama City that some refer to as the Forgotten Coast.
JULY 29, 2016--On July 26, OR&R Policy Analyst Robin Garcia attended a briefing held by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on the report "Effective Monitoring to Evaluate Ecological Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico."