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Articles from September 30, 2016

Posted: September 30, 2016
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2016--On September 12-14, the NOAA Marine Debris Program's Southeast Regional Coordinator, Sarah Latshaw, and Planning and Preparedness Specialist, Jessica Conway, attended the fourth annual North Carolina Marine Debris Symposium (NCMDS) at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

Posted: September 30, 2016

SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 -- OR&R’s latest response tool, the Chemical Aquatic Fate and Effects (CAFE) database, is a unique program that allows spill responders to estimate the fate and effects of thousands of chemicals, dispersants, oils, and dispersed oils on freshwater and marine resources.

Posted: September 30, 2016
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SEPTEMER 30, 2016--U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel and members of partner agencies participated in an oil spill response exercise at the Morehead City Convention Center in Morehead City, North Carolina, on September 15.

Posted: September 30, 2016
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2016--OR&R’s Assessment and Restoration Division worked with Scientific Support Coordinators, Ruth Yender and CDR Jesse Stark, on a worst-case scenario oil spill drill in Fidalgo Bay, Puget Sound, on September 28-29 using the Pacific Northwest Environmental Response Management Application (ERMA®).

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