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Articles from May 15, 2015

Posted: May 15, 2015
Students on beach.

MAY 15, 2015--During the week of May 4, fifth graders from the Ocosta Elementary School in Westport, Washington, joined the Feiro Marine Life Center and the NOAA Marine Debris Program staff for a day of marine debris and ocean science education.

Posted: May 14, 2015
Matt Dorsey.

Based out of Long Beach, California, Matt Dorsey is a GIS Specialist for the Assessment and Restoration Division's Spatial Data Branch.

His background includes creating a database for the Seneca Nation of Indians, managing data for Southwest ERMA, and cooking a Syracuse pasta dish known as Chicken Riggies.

Posted: May 15, 2015
Old processing facility on a river.

MAY 15, 2015--On May 11, 2015, NOAA released a Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment [PDF], opening a public comment period, for the former coal tar processing facility adjacent to the Island End River in Everett, Massachusetts.

Posted: May 15, 2015

MAY 15, 2015--On May 11, 2015, NOAA OR&R hosted a visiting group of undergraduate biology majors from Seattle University, along with their professor Dr. Kristin Hultgren.

Posted: May 15, 2015
Creek with city skyline.

MAY 15, 2015--NOAA has been asked to participate in a meeting of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Contaminated Sediment Technical Advisory Group (CSTAG) regarding the Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study of the Newtown Creek site on May 19 and 20, 2015.

Posted: May 15, 2015

MAY 15, 2015--The Hudson River Foundation sponsors a monthly seminar series with the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program. The seminars focus on scientific issues of the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary related to environmental quality and resource management. The New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of 28 estuaries of national significance.

Posted: May 15, 2015
Ship in water.

MAY 15, 2015--On May 9, 2015, NOAA and the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, which are working on the restoration of natural resources injured by the T/V Margara vessel grounding , released a Final Primary Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment.

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