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Oil Spill Summit 2007 photo

Oil Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response Summit

The six months of focused work between Ecology and the USCG culminated in an oil spill summit co-chaired by Admiral Houck and Governor Gregoire.  Prior to the summit there was a public event to receive comments on the shared strategic work plan.

Comment on Shared Strategic Work Plan:

Although the public meeting has already taken place, the Work Plan is a "living document" and written comments can still be submitted here. 

Public Event: Oil Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response Public Meeting between Washington State and US Coast Guard
When: June 12, 2007

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What:
  • a briefing on the partnership between Ecology and the Coast Guard
  • a summary of issues raised in written comments
  • a facilitated stakeholder discussion, and
  • an opportunity for the public to provide brief comments on the shared strategic work plan 
Summit: Oil Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response Summit between Governor Gregoire and Admiral Houck
When: June 26, 2007
Time: 9-10:30am
Where:

Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center
2205 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
Seattle, WA 98121
www.ody.org

What:

As the culmination of a six-month collaborative process, Governor Gregoire and Admiral Houck signed the Memorandum of Agreement concerning the partnership between Washington State and the US Coast Guard. 

The Governor, Admiral and other officials, made statements followed by a press conference.

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