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National Oil Spill Contingency Advisory Committee Convened re Oil Spill in Grand Bahama
Sep 16, 2019 - 5:40:00 PM

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(BIS Photo/Derek Smith)

Nassau, The Bahamas - A National Oil Spill Contingency Advisory Committee (NOSCAC) convened September 16, 2019 to provide oversight and direction of NEMA's initiatives to manage an oil spill that occurred at Equinor storage and transshipment terminal, South Riding Point, Grand Bahama, during Hurricane Dorian.  The event has necessitated international assistance from the United States Coast Guard with a view to addressing concomitant environmental concerns for the terrestrial and marine environs where the spillage occurred.   (BIS Photo/Derek Smith)

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