Coastal First Nations Geographic Response Strategies Development

The CFN RFA contracted Nuka Research to develop a multi-year-long workflow for thirteen coastal Nations to broaden their marine response capacity. With collaboration from community members, 230 geographic response strategies have been created thus far. Each GRS was prepared with local knowledge on sensitivities, on-water operating environments, deployment considerations, navigational and safety hazards, etc., and … Read more

New Haven Geographic Response Strategy Development

Nuka Research was contracted by USCG Sector Long Island Sound to complete 5 Geographic Response Strategies (GRS) for New Haven Harbor in Connecticut. To develop these GRS, Nuka Research as well as personnel from Sector Long Island Sound, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, and other members of the Area Committee identified 5 key … Read more

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Response Viability Analysis

Nuka Research was contracted by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to conduct an oil spill response viability analysis for the US Gulf of Mexico. The study provides BSEE with information regarding the frequency with which wind, wave, and visibility conditions may be favorable, marginal, or not favorable to the use of different mechanical … Read more

Inland Geographic Response Plan Development on the Androscroggin and Moose Rivers in New Hampshire

Nuka Research was contracted by the US EPA and to work with New Hampshire communities and stakeholders to develop Geographic Response Plans on the Androscroggin and Moose rivers with input through a workgroup process. This project included the development of 5 GRPS providing workgroup approved oil spill response tactics. These tactics can be used by … Read more

Mt. Hope Bay Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. The first region to be developed was for the Buzzards Bay region. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in … Read more

South Shore Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in a geographic response plan, hosting stakeholder meetings, and developing the GRP documents … Read more

Boston Harbor Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. The first region to be developed was for the Buzzards Bay region. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in … Read more

North Shore Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in a geographic response plan, hosting stakeholder meetings, and developing the GRP documents … Read more

Buzzard’s Bay Geographic Response Planning Project

In response to the Bouchard-120 Oil Spill in 2002, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) contracted Nuka Research to develop Geographic Response Plans throughout the state. The first region to be developed was for the Buzzards Bay region. This process entailed identifying stakeholders in the community who would provide input on strategies to include in … Read more