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Posted: April 30, 2015
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APRIL 30, 2015--On Earth Day, the NOAA Marine Debris Program along with NOAA's Ocean Today, launched its first "Trash Talk" video, part of an upcoming series of videos that explores many questions about marine debris from the impacts debris has on our ocean to what we can do to prevent it.

Posted: April 30, 2015

APRIL 30, 2015--On May 6, 2015, nearly 60 staff from across NOS offices will be participating in a NOS Concept of Operations (CONOPS) Exercise.

Posted: April 30, 2015
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APRIL 30, 2015--U.S. Coast Guard District 5 and OR&R’s Emergency Response Division co-hosted a three-day Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Technique (SCAT) class that took place at the Assateague National Seashore, Virginia from April 19-21, 2015.

Posted: April 30, 2015
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The Hudson River Natural Resource Trustees released an updated injury determination report on Hudson River fish consumption advisories due to PCBs. The current report confirms that the public’s use of the fishery in the 200 mile Hudson River Superfund Site, whether for a livelihood, a source of recreational enjoyment, or for nutrition, has been and continues to be severely curtailed as a result of the closures and health advisories detailed in this report.

Posted: April 30, 2015
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APRIL 30, 2015--The OR&R website is accessible on your mobile phone now.

Posted: April 30, 2015
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APRIL 30, 2015--A new data warehouse and custom query tool, developed by OR&R to support the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, is now available for the public to use.

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