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The purpose of a turbidity curtain is to provide sediment containment while construction activities are occurring in or directly adjacent to a waterway or waterbody. Marine construction companies must be aware of applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, or permit requirements governing the use and placement of silt curtains. A good resource is each …

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SOUDA BAY, Crete, Greece (July 23, 2008) An oil spill response team at U.S. Naval Support Activity Souda Bay deploys a "Harbour Buster" high-speed oil containment system during a drill to test procedures to contain and recover oil during a spill. (U.S. Navy photo by Mr. Paul Farley/Released)

Whenever a disaster strikes such as an oil spill, a quick response is critical to mitigate the damage caused to the environment. That is why Enviro-USA is in the process of producing an inventory list of oil spill containment booms and oil absorbent products. Once compiled and published, this list will be instrumental for responders …

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