MARCH 18, 2016--A government-led exercise was held on March 14 through 16, simulating a spill of 240,000 gallons of fuel into the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida. The exercise, which is part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program required under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, was held at the Port of Jacksonville.
Articles from March 18, 2016
Natural Resource Damage Assessment Marsh Training at Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
MARCH 18, 2016--OR&R's Assessment and Restoration Division held a marsh vegetation injury assessment training at the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) in Mount Vernon, Washington, on March 11.
MARCH 18, 2016--On March 15, NOAA’s Dr. Amy Merten, Chair of the Arctic Council’s Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Working Group, spoke at the International Arctic Assembly, part of a series of high-profile Arctic meetings sponsored by the University of Alaska in Fairbanks.
MARCH 18, 2016--The Marine Debris Program's Northeast Regional Coordinator, Keith Cialino, participated in the Maine Fishermen's Forum, held in Rockport, Maine, on March 2 through 4.