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Storms and spills

If you lived in coastal Alabama or Mississippi during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, you might recall waking up to the news that the storm’s winds had pushed a tension leg oil/offshore platform (TLP) from where it was moored for repairs and sent it...

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By: Tara Skelton / Published: Jun 28, 2018

Clean marinas help reduce water pollution

Well, summer time is almost here and that means time to hit the water and water related activities including my favorite: boating. With additional boats on the water we need to make sure that boaters and marinas use strategies and practices that...

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By: Phillip Hinesley / Published: May 24, 2018