MAY 18, 2018 — When the BP’s Macondo well blew out and the spill know as Deepwater Horizon began its release of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, OR&R began the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) to investigate the impacts of this deep-ocean oil release.
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MAY 18, 2018 — As part of an ongoing natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) at the LCP Chemical Site in Brunswick, Georgia, NOAA and other co-trustees, gave a short presentation on May 15 for the Glynn County Commissioners working meeting.
MAY 18, 2018 — On April 24, the Marine Debris Program participated in a Plastic Pollution Panel at an Earth Day event held at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in Washington, DC.
MAY 18, 2018 — On May 12, the Marine Debris Program’s Pacific Northwest Coordinator, Nir Barnea, joined Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary staff in the REthink! community event in Port Angeles, WA, to highlight the Plastic Pollution Education and Outreach Project.
MAY 18, 2018 — During the week of May 14, OR&R participated in Chevron’s 2018 Emergency Response Training and Exercise held in Covington, Louisiana.
MAY 18, 2018 — OR&R’s Emergency Response Division assisted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) in providing inland oil spill training in the American River watershed.
MAY 18, 2018 — On May 9, Peter Murphy, Alaska Regional Coordinator for the Marine Debris Program, hosted a table and gave a short presentation at the Pacific Science Center Science Showcase.
MAY 18, 2018 — On April 25, OR&R’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosted an event to explore and discuss environmental justice and Presidential Executive Order 12898.
MAY 18, 2018 — Saturday, May 19, 2018 marks the third anniversary of the Refugio Beach Oil Spill in California. On May 19, 2015, a pipeline owned and operated by Plains All America Pipeline, Inc. ruptured near Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County, California, sending oil into the ocean.