Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee to hold meeting

LEWES, Del.— Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia announces the Delaware River and Bay Oil Spill Advisory Committee is scheduled to hold a public meeting at the Virden Center, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, Del., 19958 at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009.

The DRBOSAC is a Federal Advisory Committee that was established under authority of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006, as a result of the oil spill from the tanker vessel Athos I, which occurred in November 2004. Its purpose is to provide advice and recommendations to improve oil spill prevention and response to future oil spills on the Delaware River and Delaware Bay.

Those wishing to attend the meeting or address the committee should register with Mr. Jerry Conrad of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at 215-271-4824 or Gerald.A.Conrad@uscg.mil before Sept. 2, 2009.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.