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10 2019

Endangered Whales Threatened by Fishing Gear, Ship Strikes, Oil Spills

2019-10-22T17:07:07+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: News & Articles|

SAN FRANCISCO— The federal government proposed a new rule today to designate 302,961 square nautical miles in the Pacific Ocean as critical habitat for three populations of endangered humpback whales. The move could help protect migrating whales from ship strikes, entanglement in fishing gear, and oil spills. The announcement by the National Marine Fisheries Service [...]

10 2019

Dual Responsible Party PREP Exercise

2019-11-12T21:47:25+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Featured Projects|

On October 16th and 17th, NJR conducted a 2-day, Command Post Style, Worst Case Discharge exercise, involving two Portland, Oregon operators and their respective Facility Response Plans. This exercise was unique as it exercised two different Responsible Parties (RP)s with one scenario.  Party B handled the reactive phase of the response with the initial discovery of [...]