Daily Archives: March 23, 2011

Coast Guard responds to reports of oil in Gulf of Mexico

UPDATE 2 UPDATE 3 UPDATE 4 UPDATE 5

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How to report oil . . . spills, slicks, fish, gear, etc.

With the recent reports of oil slicks around Grand Isle and the Chandeleur Islands, it has become apparent that early reporting is a very important part of the detection and cleanup process. Here are agencies, numbers, and links to help … Continue reading

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Louisiana oil slicks update: 3/23/11

Houston company accepts responsibility for oil spill off Louisiana Recent oil slicks off Louisiana coast: What others are saying

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Delcambre Direct Seafood: Direct marketing meeting — 2011

Commercial fishermen . . . shrimpers, crabbers, finfishermen, and others . . . from the Vermilion Bay region, and also seafood processors and distributors from Delcambre and the Twin Parish Port district are invited to attend an informational meeting: Wednesday, … Continue reading

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REMINDER: NRDA coastal restoration scoping meetings — Houma, Grand Isle, Morgan City — this week and next

Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) NOAA and the other federal and state agencies will hold a series of meetings across the Gulf coast to get public input on what types of restoration should be undertaken to compensate for impacts to natural resources … Continue reading

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