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Fishing for Resilience in the Blue Economy alyssa.gray Wed, 04/26/2023 - 13:30

NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) supports a robust blue economy — the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and job creation. A holistic approach to this economy embraces its growth and use of ocean resources in a sustainable manner that is equitable and supports human well-being. And often, it means incorporating traditional knowledge and information into Western science.

Holiday Wishes For NOAA Fishes!
Megan Ewald, Office of Response and Restoration
alyssa.gray Thu, 12/24/2020 - 16:02

The holiday season is for giving thanks. It’s the perfect time of year to plop a line in the water, reel in a wriggling friend, and let America’s fish know how much they mean to you! 


Restoration on the Way for New Jersey’s Raritan River, Long Polluted by Industrial Waste alyssa.gray Thu, 05/05/2016 - 19:14

Update: Oct, 20, 2016—Restoration for the Raritan River moved one step closer with the U.S. Department of Justice’s announcement of a settlement for the American Cyanamid Superfund Site. Details can be found here.

Following years of intensive cleanup and assessment at the American Cyanamid Superfund Site, NOAA and our partners are now accepting public comment on a draft restoration plan and environmental assessment [PDF] for this northern New Jersey site.