NOAA Environmental impacts of hurricane katrina

NOAA press release on Katrina heading

  • Press releases
    • August 25, 2006 press release. One Year Anniversary: NOAA Gulf Fish Surveys continue to show NO Negative impact on seafood quality August 25, 2006 press release
    • January 19, 2006 Latest tests of NOAA Gulf Fish Surveys show NO Negative impact on seafood quality.
    • December 15, 2005 Testimony of DR. William Hogarth, Asst. Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce on effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the fishing industry and fishing communities in the Gulf of Mexico before the subcommittee on Fisheries and Oceans, Committee on Resources, United States House of Representative.
    • Oct. 26, 2005 Initial White Shrimp samples from Mississippi Sound show no elevated contaminants.
    • Oct 11, 2005 First sample tests of Gulf of Mexico fish after Katrina find no E. Coli, low levels of contaminants
    • Oct 4, 2005 Hurricane Rita triggers additional fishery failure and fishery resource disaster declaration in Lousiana and Texas
    • 29, September 2005 First test of Gulf of Mexico fish after Katrina finds no elevated hydrocarbon contaminants.
    • 13, September 2005 NOAA to study effects of hurricane Katrina. Biologists will look at marine resources and contaminants.
  • Archived NOAA Press releases
  • Incident News
  • Post hurricane aerial photography
  • Fisheries disaster declaration
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