As Arctic waters continue to lose sea ice each summer, oil-powered activity in the region will be on the rise—along with an increased risk of oil spills.
Articles from September 12, 2014
OR&R presented at a forum on spills of heavy oils (Non-buoyant) hosted by the ISCO in Detroit on September 9, 2014.
Natalie Richardson of OR&R's Business Services Group is the Staff Spotlight feature this month.
Recently, NOAA's Marine Debris Program and Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office held a staff picnic on at Stage Fort Park in Gloucester, MA.
Kim Albins, Gulf of Mexico Regional Coordinator for NOAA's Marine Debris Program traveled to Austin and Corpus Christi Texas to “talk trash” with over 30 federal, state, and local partners last week.
On September 9, 2014, the Science and Technology Subcommittee of the New Orleans Area Committee returned to the site of an in-situ burn which was conducted on June 3-4, 2014.
The 2014 Canada/United States (CANUS) North exercise was hosted by U.S. Coast Guard District 17 in Juneau, Alaska on Sept 9-11, 2014.
On December 27, 2012, Shell’s Arctic drilling unit Kulluk parted from its tow and grounded on Alaska’s Sitkalidak Island on New Year’s Eve. The rig had 138,000 gallons of diesel and other fuels and lubricants on board.