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November 2nd, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Damage being Assessed

A large tanker is aground on Staten Island, N.Y., after Hurricane Sandy swept through the N.Y. and N.J. areas Nov. 1, 2012. Photo: Annie R. B. Elis.
NEW YORK - Coast Guard pollution responders and damage assessment teams from Coast Guard Sector New York got underway in New York Harbor to survey the waterway, and to look for pollution sources, sunken vessels, and potential actionable discharge of oil or release of hazardous materials. Assessment teams continue to identify environmental and navigation hazards and work to mitigate damage as recovery efforts continue after Hurricane Sandy.

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