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UAB biology student awarded Knauss fellowship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) biology graduate student Andrew Coleman has been awarded a highly competitive 2011 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium endorsed his...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 05, 2010

Hundreds attend oil spill community forums

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, with the help of its partners, coordinated three oil spill community forums on June 2-3. About 500 people attended the forums, which took place in Biloxi, Miss., and Mobile, Ala.

People attended a...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 14, 2010

Public invited to ask questions about oil spill

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and its partners will host three community forums to help provide answers to the public’s questions about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

A forum will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, June...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 26, 2010

Public invited to ask questions about oil spill

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and its partners will host three community forums to help provide answers to the public’s questions about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

A forum will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, June...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 26, 2010

Alaskans share lessons from Exxon Valdez oil spill

Should an oil spill occur in Alaska, 300 local vessels with crews trained to lay boom and pick up oil with skimmers are on standby. Fifty of these local vessels are available to begin clean up within six hours of the spill, and another 250 vessels...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 20, 2010