Sunday, May 9, 2021

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels

The Unified Command for the response—officially titled Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF 10) Florida— consists of leaders from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

Currently, 1,492 displaced vessels have been removed from Florida waterways by both private owners and Unified Command response teams. Nearly 230 personnel from state and federal agencies are involved in the disaster response.

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