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ESF 10 News Releases

09/29/2017 Unified Command begins removal process for vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

09/27/2017 Best practices for removal of vessels

09/27/2017 Emergency Support Function 10 Release

Update on the status of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Vessel assessments, pollution mitigation in the wake of Hurricane Irma

mostly submerged in Marathon A boat is discovered mostly submerged in Marathon, Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 16, 2017. Hundreds of vessels have been reported damaged or have sunk as a result of Hurricane Irma's force. Teams consisting of federal and state response members are assessing the potential risk of pollution from these vessels. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
Members of a Coast Guard Hazardous Materials Assessment Team look for potential threats Members of a Coast Guard Hazardous Materials Assessment Team look for potential threats to the environment presented by damaged boats in Key West, Florida, in the wake of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 16, 2017. Hundreds of vessels have been reported damaged or have sunk around the Floridian coast as a result of Hurricane Irma's force. Teams consisting of federal and state response members are assessing the potential risk of pollution from these vessels. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
satellite image displays vessels damaged and sunken in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Marathon Key A satellite image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration displays vessels damaged and sunken in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Marathon Key, Florida, Sept. 16, 2017. Hundreds of vessels have been reported damaged or have sunk as a result of Hurricane Irma's force. Teams consisting of federal and state response members are assessing the potential risk of pollution from these vessels. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
A debris-filled waterway in Key West A debris-filled waterway in Key West, Florida demonstrates the destructive power of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 17, 2017. Hundreds of vessels have been reported damaged or have sunk as a result of Hurricane Irma's force. Teams consisting of federal and state response members are assessing the potential risk of pollution from these vessels. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
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