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Articles from July 3, 2014

Posted: July 3, 2014
Heavy equipment, construction site.

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.

Posted: July 3, 2014
Staff members giving instruction to children.

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.

Posted: July 3, 2014
Three canoes in a river.

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.

Posted: July 3, 2014

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.

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