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Salvage & Spill Response

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ARCTIC RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY ven in the messy but now seemingly distant wake of responsible for evaluating the feasibility and affordability such environmental disasters such as the Exxon Val- of mission execution solutions and providing operational

E dez grounding and the Deepwater Horizon accident, and risk-management analysis at all stages of the acqui- domestic oil spill response requirements still provide little sition process. Those evaluations sometimes involve spill or no incentive for responders in the U.S. to develop and response equipment. deploy new equipment. Elsewhere, other countries (espe- One particular issue that troubles spill responders is that cially Norway) have better options for testing and approv- in 30% concentration, ice is not a signi

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