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September 2016 Issue

25 Years Ago 1991. The Navy consolidated its unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) development efforts, with a new program that was established in Arlington, Virginia, within the Naval Sea Systems Command. ... The European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) announced it had moved one of its spare geostationary weather satellites closer to the U.S., improving Europe’s view of the western Atlantic Ocean and helping NOAA supplement coverage of the Northern Hemisphere. ... California considered using a giant aqueduct to pipe trillions of gallons of water each year from Alaska and the Arctic.


15 Years Ago 2001. Former U.S. Chief of Naval Operations James Watkins was honored for his contribution to the Naval and National Oceanography Program. ... EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Executive Director John Berry announced more than $1.5 million in Chesapeake Bay Program Small Watershed Grants to 59 community-led organizations. ... Pollution closed beaches twice as often with 11,270 beach closings and advisories in 2000, with 85 percent due to elevated bacteria counts.


10 Years Ago 2006. NOAA named Craig McLean the deputy assistant administrator of research for programs and administration of NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) office. ... The U.S. Coast Guard celebrated its 216th birthday. It is America’s oldest continuous sea-going service and is one of five American Armed Forces. It traces its roots to August 4, 1790, when Congress authorized the service. ... The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service and the Indian Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas’s Indian Oil Industry Safety Directorate agreed to share common offshore oil and gas regulatory knowledge and experience.


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