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Articles from June 30, 2017

Posted: June 30, 2017
Woman with letter.

JUNE 30, 2017--Marine Debris Program (MDP) Chief Scientist, Amy V. Uhrin, participated in the 2016-2017 Letters to a Pre-Scientist (LPS) campaign and received her final pen pal letter earlier this month.

Posted: June 30, 2017
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JUNE 30, 2017--The Hudson River watershed is severely altered by hundreds of dams on its numerous tributaries, many of which no longer serve any useful purpose.

Posted: June 30, 2017
Group stands looking at a wall of names.

JUNE 30, 2017—During the week of June 26, OR&R’s Emergency Response Division participated in an Oceania Oil Spill Response Workshop sponsored by U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) in Honolulu, HI, for representatives from the countries of Fiji, Tuvalu, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, and Vanuatu.

Posted: June 30, 2017
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JUNE 30, 2017--Olivia Hazel is a recent MS of Analytics graduate of American University. Her background specialization is financial management.

Posted: June 30, 2017
A woman and two men reviewing a document at a table.

JUNE 30, 2017--The week of June 26, OR&R Emergency Response Division (ERD) staff participated in the Panama Canal Authority (ACP)/US National Response Team (NRT) annual emergency response exercise, EcoCanal '17, both in Panama and the US. As part of the exercise, ERD sent its ACP-NRT Sub-committee member to Panama to act as a controller/evaluator for the exercise, while the NOAA NRT representative played his role in the exercise from the office in Silver Spring.

Posted: June 30, 2017
Person working on a beach, in the sand.

JUNE 30, 2017--The NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) recently partnered with Clemson University and the National Park Service (NPS) to investigate the number and distribution of microplastics (pieces of plastic

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