OR&R Supports Response to Francis Scott Key Bridge Marine Collapse

Posted Wed, 07/17/2024 - 09:43

Over the course of the 62 day-response to the Francis Scott Key Bridge Marine Collapse, OR&R's scientific support team produced trajectory analyses, chemistry reports, and situational reports to support the U.S. Coast Guard's pollution control and abatement operations and prepare for potential impacts of a worst case release of the 1.5 million gallons of fuel that remained on board the M/V Dali.

Advancing Great Lakes Research and Resiliency through Collaborative Partnerships

Posted Fri, 07/12/2024 - 13:54

The Great Lakes region stands as a crucial ecosystem, supporting diverse species, habitats, and communities integral to both environmental health and human livelihoods. As part of our mission, OR&R has supported research and development on oil spills in the Great Lakes, working with our close partner and collaborator, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Great Lakes Oil Spill Center of Expertise (GLCOE).

Incident Responses for April 2024

Posted Fri, 06/14/2024 - 10:11

During April, OR&R provided response support for 18 incidents, including six new incidents in three states. The six new incidents were all actual or potential oil spills.

The Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami: Better Prepared Today
By Doug Helton, Regional Operations Supervisor, Emergency Response Division
ryan.v.smith Thu, 03/28/2024 - 11:14