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January 2016 Issue

25 Years Ago 1991. A new system announced by Battelle monitors and accurately predicts the movement of Arctic ice, and is expected to save marine and offshore drilling operations millions of dollars annually. ... Studies were underway to determine the feasibility of another offshore oil platform/terminal called Safe Port, proposed for Harbor Island, Texas. The port would handle a minumum of four to six very large crude carriers and cost between $250 and $350 million to build. ... Global communications satellite Inmarsat-2 was launched and in geostationary orbit with all systems operating normally.


15 Years Ago 2001. After a decade of scientific studies and legal wrangling, the U.S. DOJ, on behalf of NOAA and other government agencies, filed a settlement agreement in federal court requiring that chemical companies provide for environmental cleanup and restoration of wildlife contaminated by the world’s largest known deposit of DDT. ... The Aegis guided missle destroyer USS Cole (DDG-67) was unlocked from the heavy life ship Blue Marlin, where the USS Cole rode from Yemen to Litton Ingalls Shipbuilding following an October terrorist attack. ... The EPA released results of a feasibility study that identified remedial action objectives that show PCBs from the upper Hudson River continue to pose risks to human health and the environment many miles downstream.


10 Years Ago 2006. The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee approved bipartisan legislation that maintains important protections for the nation’s fisheries and rebuilding of fish populations, as well as strengthening the local economies. ... Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski’s (D-Md.) military innovation tour made its fourth stop at Northrop Grumman Corp.’s Oceanic and Naval Systems Facility. ... The newest Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Bainbridge (DDG-96) was commissioned at Port Everglades, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with Rep. E. Clay Shaw (R-Fla.) delivering remarks.


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