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Keeping the Oil Pollution Act Updated

On August 18, 1990, President H.W. Bush signed the Oil Pollution Act.  The act gave NOAA and other agencies improved authorities for spill prevention, response, and restoration in the nation’s navigable waters and shorelines. 546 more words

Oil Spills

Boater meets Coast Guard members who rescued him at sea

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A boater met his rescuers at the United States Coast Guard Base in Portsmouth Wednesday morning.

Eighty-year-old Jack Van Ommen says he left the Nautical Boats Marina on June 23 to attend a boat show in the northeast. 403 more words

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5 Crewmen Missing After Army Helicopter Crashes During Training Exercise Near Hawaii: Coast Guard

An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down during a training exercise about 2 miles off the Hawaiian island of Oahu, according to the US Coast Guard. 139 more words

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5 Missing After Army Helicopter Goes Down Off Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday. 200 more words

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Black Hawk helicopter with 5 U.S. military members on board crashes off Hawaii

HONOLULU – U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crew members of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday. 96 more words

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Polar Bears and Response Drills in Alaska

How do you handle a polar bear covered in oil?  That was just one aspect of the annual Mutual Aid Deployment exercise last month on Alaska’s North Slope oil field. 630 more words

Preparedness

On The Other Side Of Key West's Southernmost Point There's A War On Drugs

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MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – On the other side of a popular Key West attraction, many are unaware of what’s happening daily nearby. 496 more words

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