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17 Jun 2010, 2:59 am
On the tail of new estimates that oil is gushing in the Gulf of Mexico at a much faster rate than previously thought, the federal government expanded the area closed to fishing to encompass 80,806 square miles, approximately 33.4 percent of the Gulf's federal waters.According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which made the announcement yesterday afternoon, to be effective at 6 p.m. [read post]
17 Aug 2010, 2:59 am
In yet another move to boost consumer confidence in seafood harvested in the Gulf of Mexico, the White House held a live video chat yesterday, taking seafood safety questions from the public.The 30-minute chat, hosted via whitehouse.gov/live and Facebook, featured a discussion with Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Jane Lubchenco, and largely rehashed the usual talking points on extensive testing." [read post]
16 Jul 2010, 2:59 am
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expanded the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico again this week.   [read post]
2 Jun 2011, 7:15 am
Commonwealth has only reported 55 tornadoes since 1950, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). [read post]
14 Mar 2012, 8:22 am by Richard Renner
The commissioned corps of the Public Health Service (PHS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) work on the cutting edge of federal research and policy on diseases, medical devices, public health, global warming and our environment. [read post]
1 Nov 2010, 2:59 am
A second test to detect in seafood traces of the dispersants used to clean up the Deepwater Horizon-BP oil spill has been added by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. [read post]
15 Aug 2019, 4:09 am by Seth Jaffe
The Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have released final rules amending significant parts of the regulations implementing the Endangered Species Act. [read post]
18 Dec 2014, 8:57 am by WIMS
<> EPA Awards Additional GLRI Funding to Federal and State Agencies to Expand Efforts to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie - U.S EPA announced the award of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds totaling over $3.1 million to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. [read post]
26 Jul 2010, 2:59 am
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association announced last week that it was reopening one-third of previously closed Gulf of Mexico fishing waters since no oil had been observed in the area for over 30 days.   [read post]
3 Jul 2012, 9:10 am
"After all, there are many mythical things that the government doesn’t explicitly deny exist. [read post]
9 Mar 2017, 9:15 am by Tom Smith
Between October 2016 and February 2017, California averaged 27.81 inches of precipitation, the highest average since such records began being kept in 1895, according to data released Wednesday by the National Centers for Environmental Information, part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [read post]
3 Feb 2011, 1:59 am
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is re-opening 4,213 square miles of Gulf of Mexico federal waters to royal red shrimping, a deep-water fish that has been prohibited in the area since November when a shrimper found tar balls in his net.NOAA said that while the tar balls could not be conclusively linked to the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill, the temporary ban was put in place as a precautionary measure. [read post]
4 Feb 2016, 10:00 pm by Dan Flynn
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) unveiled the new requirements for imported seafood Thursday. [read post]
3 Feb 2009, 4:24 am
CQ notes that Senator Judd Gregg ( nominee for Commerce, which includes the USPTO) voted in 1995 to kill off the Department of Commerce.Separately: Ultimately, the Commerce Department survived, and Gregg has since shown more interest than most of his Republican colleagues in funding some of its agencies, particularly the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.On the patent front, Gregg has been favorably disposed to drug patent extensions.SeeNew legislation on… [read post]
24 May 2009, 6:00 am
Thankfully, NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) forecasters predict a nearly normal Atlantic hurricane season for 2009. [read post]
3 Jun 2010, 7:30 am by lyounes
Well, after learning that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s forecast projects a “busy Atlantic hurricane season” this year, we all hope these predictions don’t materialize. [read post]
3 Jun 2010, 2:59 am
It's taken almost six weeks since the Deepwater Horizon blew up, killing 11 workers and ever since spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico, but National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) now has a couple of its best research ships on station.Few Americans would probably guess that the federal Department of Commerce has its own Navy of 19 ships, mostly hand-me-downs from the U.S. [read post]
11 Sep 2012, 12:15 pm by Taryn Rucinski
Department of Energy; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Science Foundation; National Aeronautics and Astronautics Administration; U.S. [read post]
16 Jun 2009, 8:13 am
Jane Lubchenco, under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said, "This report stresses that climate change has immediate and local impacts - it literally affects people in their backyards. [read post]