The Coast Guard is partnering with academia, industry and government to provide cutting-edge training, education and awareness to its workforce. To aid those efforts, the Coast Guard Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Program is co-hosting the annual Maritime Risk Symposium with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the National Academy of Science – Transportation Research Board. This year’s event is scheduled to be held Nov. 14-16, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Yesterday Compass shared with you an overview of Coast Guard-wide energy initiatives and how the service is aggressively pursuing energy efficiency and fuel conservation strategies ashore and afloat. Because today is Earth Day, we’re sharing one more story about Coast Guard units in the 7th Coast Guard District “going green.” A new roof is installed
Written by PA3 Caleb Critchfield (with contributions from Robert Hopkins) Four-acre solar array field at TRACEN Petaluma (Coast Guard photo) The Coast Guard has been providing marine environmental and natural resource protection for 175 years, but the Guardian ethos does not stop at the water’s edge. Guardians are taking their dedication to the environment