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07 2020

USCG – Oil Spill Response Equipment Program Modernization

2020-07-23T19:49:52+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: News & Articles|

The U. S. Coast Guard issued a message directing the modernization of the USCG oil spill response program.  Among other things, it provides for the removal of all Spilled Oil Recovery Systems from seagoing buoy tenders and the retention of Vessel of Opportunity Skimming Systems (VOSS) at National Strike Force (NSF) units. Link: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/296de02

07 2020

USCG – VRP-SMFF Notice

2020-07-23T19:46:26+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: News & Articles|

The U. S. Coast Guard issued a notice to all holders of USCG-approved vessel response plans (VRPs) that incorporate salvage and marine firefighting (SMFF) core geographic specific appendices (GSAs) by reference.  SMFF core GSAs have recently been submitted to and reviewed by the Coast Guard.  VRPs incorporating such core GSAs must be revised to reflect [...]

07 2020

Maintaining Regulatory Compliance in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-11-13T20:17:19+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Featured Projects|

As the Pandemic continues to prevent most face to face engagements; NJR is conducting both training and exercises virtually to facilitate clients maintaining their readiness capabilities, meeting regulatory requirements, and continuing their improvement processes.  In the past few months, we have conducted domestic and international exercises with great success.  Leveraging existing technologies, we have provided [...]

07 2020

HazMat Remediation

2020-07-23T19:41:10+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Featured Projects|

NJR was contracted to manage a hazmat remediation response after 100 gallons of an insecticide was accidentally discharged at a rural airport after a transfer hose failed.  The insecticide leached into the porous surface of a parking lot presenting a potential threat to a nearby drinking water source.  NJR coordinated response activities with a certified [...]