In accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Panama Canal Authority and the U.S. National Response Team, an annual exercise known as EcoCanal and associated training took place in Panama City, Panama, during the week of June 23, 2014.
Articles from July 3, 2014
On Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the River and Roots Festival in Berryville, Virginia, NOAA staff led an environmental education workshop to teach festival-goers of all ages about the sources of marine debris and non-point source pollution and how actions upstream affect creeks, rivers, and ultimately our coastal ecosystems.
On June 26, 2014, OR&R Regional Resource Coordinator Simeon Hahn participated in a kick-off event for Great Outdoors America Week at Bladensburg Park on the Anacostia River in Maryland and Washington, D.C.
OR&R Participates in Arctic Council Emergency, Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (EPPR) Working Group
Dr. Amy Merten and CDR Elizabeth Kretovic participated in the EPPR Arctic Council's Working Group meeting in Ottawa, Canada. EPPR addresses prevention, preparedness and response to environmental emergencies in the Arctic.