Hurricane Sandy: New Jersey (2012)

The Natural and Cultural Resources Recovery Support Function (NCR RSF) deployed a total of seven staff from the U.S. Department of the Interior (Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, and Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Federal Emergency Management Agency for 34 months beginning in November 2012. Major technical support areas included: beaches and dunes; water quality, including oil and chemical spills, sewage, debris, and orphan containers; contaminated sites; forest habitats, lowlands, uplands, wetlands, bays, rivers, and coastal lakes; air quality; managed lands, including national parks and wildlife refuges; cultural resources, including National Register of Historic Places properties and sites, museums, libraries, archives, and historic districts; and underwater gravel resources. The NCR RSF Team delivered input for the Mission Scoping Assessment Report and Recovery Support Strategy Report.  Support was provided remotely during the Implementation Phase.

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