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United States Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: A New National-Level Comprehensive Guide madison.piascik Fri, 12/08/2023 - 12:54

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Debris Program is pleased to release the “United States Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide” (Guide). Developed in collaboration with other federal agencies, the Guide aims to improve preparedness for responding to marine debris after hurricanes and other disasters in coastal areas of the United States, including the Great Lakes and territories.

New York Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: A New Comprehensive Guide for the State

Posted Tue, 05/09/2023 - 22:53


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Debris Program is pleased to release the “New York Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide”. The Guide is a product of a collaborative process with state and federal agencies. The Guide aims to improve preparedness for responding to marine debris after hurricanes and other disasters in New York’s coastal areas, including the Great Lakes region.

Puerto Rico Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: A New Comprehensive Guide for the Commonwealth

Posted Tue, 03/28/2023 - 10:41

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Debris Program is pleased to release the “Puerto Rico Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide” (Guide). The Guide is a product of a collaborative process with territorial and federal agencies. The Guide aims to improve preparedness for responding to marine debris after hurricanes and other disasters in Puerto Rico. 

Removing Typhoon Debris From Land and Sea in the CNMI Shanelle.Naone Thu, 02/16/2023 - 11:00

More than four years after the destructive forces of Typhoon Yutu ripped through Tinian and Saipan, its remnants continue to degrade natural habitats and attractions that jeopardize tourism and economic growth in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). The Mariana Islands Nature Alliance and its partners are continuing marine debris removal activities and marine habitat restoration in the waters and surrounding coastal areas of Tinian Harbor, northern coastal areas, and along Saipan’s southern shallow waters and coastlines.

2022 Hurricane Response Marine Debris Removal Fund Awards neil.mccoy Tue, 12/13/2022 - 11:00

Following a competitive review process, the NOAA Marine Debris Program and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation are pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2022 Hurricane Response Marine Debris Removal Fund. The awards will go to Gulf of Mexico states impacted by the 2020 and 2021 hurricane seasons, totaling approximately $1.6 million in federal funds. Federal funding is supplemented by grantee matching contributions, bringing the total investment of these marine debris projects to approximately $2.4 million. 

Taking the Lead to Prevent Hurricane Debris neil.mccoy Thu, 05/05/2022 - 11:00

As we approach the 2022 hurricane season, we are sharing NOAA Marine Debris Program resources to help you prepare for storms and prevent storm-generated debris from accumulating in waterways and on shorelines. Hurricanes and typhoons are among nature's most powerful and destructive events, and when these natural disasters strike they can create massive amounts of debris. That’s why the NOAA Marine Debris Program is participating in Hurricane Preparedness Week and working with coastal states and U.S. territories to help communities prepare for hurricanes and prevent and respond to marine debris.

New Jersey Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: A New Comprehensive Guide for the State neil.mccoy Thu, 10/14/2021 - 11:30

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program is pleased to release the New Jersey Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: Comprehensive Guidance Document (Guide). The Guide is a product of collaboration among state and federal agencies and will improve preparedness for response and recovery operations following any natural disaster or event that generates large amounts of marine debris in New Jersey.

Delaware Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: A New Comprehensive Guide for the State

Posted Mon, 06/15/2020 - 09:25

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program is pleased to release the “Delaware Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: Comprehensive Guidance Document”. The Guide is a product of a collaborative process with state, local, and federal agencies.

What Do You Know About Talking Trash? jennifer.simms Wed, 06/10/2020 - 09:50

People all over the world are concerned about marine debris and they would like to know more about it. The NOAA Marine Debris Program’s Communications Team responds to those questions we receive through email, and we’ve seen a trend. Following the National Ocean Services theme of Ocean Trivia for this week, we have created our own marine debris “trivia questions” that we hope you enjoy!

U.S. Virgin Islands Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: A New Comprehensive Guide for the Territory

Posted Mon, 05/11/2020 - 07:34

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program is pleased to release the U.S. Virgin Islands Marine Debris Emergency Response Guide: Comprehensive Guidance Document. The Guide is a product of a collaborative process with territorial and federal agencies.