NOAA Study Shows Value of PORTS Program

Friday, January 06, 2006
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a News Release stating that a recent study of operation of the Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS) program in Tampa Bay demonstrated that the local economy receives more than $7 million a year in savings and direct income from operation of the program. Among other things, groundings and spills in the bay have decreased substantially since the program was implemented. Source: HK Law

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