JUNE 12, 2015--Are you ready for some Trash Talk? Of course we're talking about the marine debris kind. In honor of World Ocean Day on June 8, 2015, the NOAA Marine Debris Program, along with NOAA Ocean Today, launched a series of video-shorts titled "Trash Talk."
Articles from June 12, 2015
JUNE 12, 2015--Every year Capitol Hill Oceans Week (CHOW) spurs discussion of the top issues facing our oceans today. This year’s event included key leaders in the ocean community including members of congress, nongovernmental organizations, NOAA Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, and other government officials.
JUNE 12, 2015--The Deepwater Horizon oil spill brought unprecedented media attention. Add to that modern media trends like the 24 hour news cycle and social media, spill responders and media faced new challenges communicating with each other.
JUNE 12, 2015--OR&R’s Diversity Committee met in Silver Spring at the beginning of June to chart its course for the next two years.
JUNE 12, 2015--From May 26 - 28, 2015, OR&R’s Scientific Support Coordinator participated on the National Response Team (NRT) review for safety, security, and environmental impacts of liquefied natural gas transits in the Panama Canal.
JUNE 12, 2015--On June 8, 2015, NOAA along with our fellow Trustees announced a natural resource damage settlement with Enbridge that will result in multiple resource restoration projects along the Kalamazoo River and will require Enbridge to pay an additional sum of nearly $4 million.
JUNE 12, 2015--During the week of June 8, 2015, OR&R presented a pilot version of its newly developed Science of Chemical Release course at the NOAA Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center in Mobile, Alabama.
JUNE 12, 2015--On Monday, June 8, 2015, the Navigation Response Branch held their annual meeting at the NOAA Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center (DRC).
JUNE 12, 2015--The week of June 1, 2015 at NOAA’s main Seattle campus, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division team of oil spill scientists concluded the last of four “Science of Oil Spills” (SOS) workshops planned for fiscal year 2015.
JUNE 12, 2015--On June 11, 2015, OR&R released Version 3.2 of the Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA®) which improves performance of the application.