Throughout the U.S. and its territories, thousands of abandoned and derelict vessels clutter our harbors and waterways.
Articles from May 9, 2014
OR&R Assists the National Response Team in Developing Best Practices for Abandoned and Derelict Vessels
On May 1, 2014, NOAA Marine Debris Program staff participated in a round-table panel on "The Future of the Great Lakes" at the Water Institute Research Symposium at the University of Waterloo in Ontario.
The NOAA co-sponsored International Oil Spill Conference 2014 occurs every three years and is always a valuable place for OR&R's oil spill responders and scientists to network, exchange information, and learn about the state of oil spill response in the U.S. and around the world.
The International Oil Spill Conference 2014 was held in Savannah, Georgia, during the week of May 4. The conference included almost 2000 participants from 67 countries.
So, what exactly do you do?
How many times have you been asked this question and tried to distill the subtleties of ocean currents or oil chemistry into something a local reporter or your neighbor could understand?