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08 2022

A Historical First in Brazil!

2022-09-28T15:23:17+00:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Featured Projects, News & Articles|

As the pandemic is easing its grip on the world, spill response exercises are slowly beginning to take place face-to-face again.  NJR was the lead design firm that helped Shell Brasil plan and conduct a Tier III source control exercise which was held primarily in person, but with some strategically selected remote support. The [...]

03 2022

NJR partnered with ECM Maritime Services

2022-08-22T11:26:54+00:00March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Featured Projects, News & Articles|

On March 9th, 2022, NJR partnered with ECM Maritime Services to form the Incident Management Team (IMT) responding to a simulated incident in a Tier III Table-Top Exercise at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The incident simulated a large oil spill resulting from a collision between a bulker and [...]

05 2020

USCG and Area Contingency Planning and Drills

2020-05-04T15:24:11+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Announcements, News & Articles|

Please see USCG Memo on Area Contingency Planning and Drills The USCG has relaxed its normal timelines/deadlines for conducting various response planning drills due to the COVID situation.  In particular, all CG Preparedness for Response Exercise Programs (PREP) associated with the area contingency plans are currently suspended and will be rescheduled.  The USCG anticipates PREPs [...]

06 2019

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

2019-08-05T17:21:51+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

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

04 2019

NJR conducts a multinational shipping exercise in Aarhus, Denmark

2019-08-05T21:01:37+00:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured Projects|

NJ Resources, Inc. (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 [...]

01 2019

HAZWOPER Integrated Technician / Refresher Program

2019-08-05T20:45:15+00:00January 23rd, 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 [...]