Monthly Archives: April 2020

New Response Guide for a Difficult Challenge in Oil Spill Response

RPI just completed a new guidance document for NOAA to help oil spill responders and planners better manage sunken oil mats, known as SOMs. SOMs can form near the shoreline under a range of circumstances and present unique and difficult challenges in oil spill response. It covers their formation, behavior, detection, and recovery. The image […]