NOAA Taps Planet to Track Oil Spills, Marine Debris, And Marine Life

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NOAA Taps Planet to Track Oil Spills, Marine Debris, And Marine Life
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NOAA monitors a number of platforms, looking to identify oil spills early on. This near-daily data helps NOAA’s audiences stay informed on oil spills in the region. Their regular reports on the oil platforms are distributed to a community including the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), which are integral government departments that support regulations and enforcement for environmental protection and oceanic activities.

 

 

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