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06 2019

Trans Mountain stake should go to Indigenous owners on route, B.C. chief says

2019-06-12T19:45:49+00:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: News, News & Articles|

CALGARY – The chairman of a B.C. indigenous group seeking to buy a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline says Ottawa should favour communities along the route when deciding who can make an ownership bid. Chief Michael LeBourdais of Whispering Pines Clinton Indian Band near Kamloops, B.C., says for that reason he supports the efforts [...]

06 2019

NJ Resources, Inc. is a sponsor of Clean Pacific

2019-06-11T03:17:27+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: News & Articles|

NJ Resources, Inc. is a sponsor of Clean Pacific to be held June 18-20, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia.  CLEAN PACIFIC brings together the tight-knit response community in the Western United States and Canada to address spill prevention and response matters pertinent to that region's environmental sensitivities.  Follow this link for additional details on [...]

06 2019

East Coast ICS 300 Training

2019-06-11T03:14:39+00:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Featured Projects|

NJ Resources, Inc (NJR) conducted an Incident Command System (ICS) 300 training workshop.  ICS 300 is for personnel that may serve as command, command staff, and general staff.  ICS 300 is considered an Intermediate ICS for Expanding incidents.  Using a workshop type format, NJR covered the following areas during the workshop: ICS Staffing and [...]

06 2019

NJR conducts off-shore permit-to-operate response exercise in Aberdeen, Scotland

2019-06-10T20:34:12+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured Projects|

NJ Resources, Inc. (NJR) supported the design, and successful facilitation and evaluation of exercise of a Tier III oil spill scenario held in Aberdeen, Scotland.  The exercise was an integral part of the client’s oil spill response preparedness program and was conducted in accordance with UK requirements for the Offshore Installations (Emergency Pollution Control) Regulations [...]

06 2019

Alaska notes improvements in spill response since Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

2019-06-10T20:31:23+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: News, News & Articles|

On March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil. The spill had a lasting effect on Alaskans. “The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill changed how we do things in Alaska,” said Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Jason Brune. “Thirty years later, thanks to lessons learned [...]

06 2019

NJR conducts a multinational shipping exercise in Aarhus, Denmark

2019-06-08T21:06:23+00:00June 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured Projects|

NJR supported the design, facilitation and evaluation of a multinational, Tier 3 incident management exercise for over 200 participants.  The exercise focused on the response to a scenario where a client-operated oil tank vessel was struck by a passing container ship causing significant damage including the simulated release of 6,000 m3/38,000 barrels of Heavy [...]

06 2019

Washington is proposing changes to railroads’ oil spill response efforts

2019-06-10T20:30:12+00:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: News, News & Articles|

Changes proposed to strengthen railroads’ oil spill response efforts Requirements would protect people, wildlife and the environment OLYMPIA – Railroad lines stretch across thousands of miles in Washington, often along pristine rivers and shorelines of the state. An oil spill from a train could pose a significant threat not only to the environment but to people [...]

05 2019

HAZWOPER Integrated Technician / Refresher Program

2019-06-20T16:26:39+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured Projects|

NJ Resources, Inc. (NJR) developed and facilitated a Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response – Refresher / Technician Training and Practical Exercise Program for a Pipeline Gas Transmission Operator.  This company-specific program followed OSHA’s protocols for Hazardous Materials Annual Refresher & Technician Level Training with an additional focus on the Supervisor Role.  Specific requirements [...]

04 2019

Oregon is closing gaps in spill response planning for rail routes

2019-06-10T20:26:44+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: News, News & Articles|

Closing Gaps in Spill Response Planning for Rail Routes Oil and hazardous material spills are toxic and threaten public health and the environment. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s ability to prepare for those types of spills along rail routes is limited due to gaps in regulatory authority.  Proposed legislation, House Bill 2209, would address [...]

01 2019

40 Hour HAZWOPER – Site Worker Program

2019-01-23T13:55:23+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Featured Projects|

NJ Resources, Inc. (NJR) developed and facilitated a Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response – Site Worker Training and Practical Exercise Program for a Gas Transmission Pipeline Operator.  This company-specific program followed OSHA’s protocols for Hazardous Materials Technician Level, plus the additional, specific requirements of the company and Regulations for managing suspected Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) [...]