Podcasts: September 2011

Image of the hole in the side of the container ship Cosco Busan

State and federal trustee agencies will use most of the funds from a $36.8 million settlement of natural resource damages to restore natural resources injured by the Nov. 7, 2007 oil spill in the San Francisco Bay and to improve Bay Area recreational opportunities impacted by the spill. The funds are part of a $44.4 million settlement with Regal Stone Limited and Fleet Management Limited, the companies responsible for the container ship Cosco Busan that spilled 53,000 gallons of oil into the bay after hitting the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

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podcast icon Diving Deeper Shorts: PCBs

Episode 13 | 09.22.11

Diving Deeper Shorts

Learn about PCBs, including why we still study this banned chemical today, in just three minutes on the latest episode of Diving Deeper Shorts.

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Making Waves

Join us this week for two stories and an Ocean Fact (6 minutes):

Arctic Sea Floor Inventory. NOAA scientists are collecting environmental data off the coast of Alaska in the Chukchi Sea to get a clear picture of this underwater ecosystem before any offshore development begins.

A Whale of a Partnership. NOAA, French sanctuaries join forces to protect endangered humpback whales along their annual migration route.

Ocean Fact. Where is the largest protected area in NOAA's National Marine Sanctuary system?

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