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Nueces Bay Oil Spill Workshop
Southwest Region, October 21, 2004
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CCESFO staff gave a presentation at the Nueces Bay Oil Spill Workshop sponsored by the Texas General Land Office. Numerous oil pipelines ranging in diameter from 2 to 36 inches crisscross Nueces Bay with the potential to impact environmentally sensitive areas. The bay is very shallow with few access points so logistics for a response are difficult. The objective of the workshop was to identify issues that need to be included in the response plan and included a terrorist-initiated spill component. Participants included representatives from industry, state and federal agencies, including FBI and law enforcement.

Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov



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