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Articles from March 25, 2016

Posted: March 25, 2016
Group of people listening to a speaker in a large room.

MARCH 25, 2016--On March 22, the Alice Ferguson Foundation, with support from the NOAA Marine Debris Program, hosted the 10th Annual Potomac Watershed Transforming Communities Summit.

Posted: March 25, 2016
National Academy of Science signage in front of headquarters.

MARCH 25, 2016--OR&R staff were invited to present an overview of the Deepwater Horizon NRDA Science and Settlement to the
Gulf Research Program Advisory Board of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on March 24 in Washington, D.C.

Posted: March 25, 2016
Young people cleaning up a beach.

MARCH 25, 2016--The week of March 21, the NOAA Marine Debris Program's Gulf of Mexico Regional Coordinator, Kim Albins, teamed up with Dauphin Island Sea Lab Graduate student, Caitlin Wessel, and Parker Martin Consulting Firm to talk about marine debris to seventh and eighth graders at Grand Bay and Alba Middle Schools in coastal Alabama.

Posted: March 25, 2016
Map of Puget Sound marking potentially affected facilities.

MARCH 25, 2016--On March 25, OR&R Emergency Response Division staff in Seattle joined representatives from the NOAA Western Region and leadership from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sector Seattle and the 13th USCG District, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to brief Manson Brown, the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction, on the upcoming Cascadia Rising earthquake and tsunami exercise planned for June 7-10, 2016.

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