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Maria ESF-10 PR Unified Command responders attach notification decals on damaged and derelict vessels in Puerto Rico with EPA member

Andrew Kallus, an Environmental Protection Agency member, walks with U.S. Coast Guard personnel on the beach after attaching vessel assistance notification stickers to derelict and damaged boats that had washed ashore in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, November 6, 2013.  The Maria ESF-10 PR Unified Command, consisting of the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, U.S. Coast Guard, in conjunction with the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Control Board, Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. and Fish

Andrew Kallus, an Environmental Protection Agency member, walks with U.S. Coast Guard personnel on the beach after attaching vessel assistance notification stickers to derelict and damaged boats that had washed ashore in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, November 6, 2013.

The Maria ESF-10 PR Unified Command, consisting of the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, U.S. Coast Guard, in conjunction with the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Control Board, Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. and Fish & Wildlife Service, is responding to vessels found to be damaged, displaced, submerged or sunken.

Part of the ESF-10 mission is protecting sensitive habitat and threatened and endangered species from the impacts of pollution caused by damaged vessels.

The ESF-10 is the framework by which federal support is coordinated with state agencies in response to actual or potential oil spills or hazardous material releases.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi

Photographer's Name: 
Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi
Photographer's Organization: 
U.S. Coast Guard District 7 PADET San Juan
Date Taken: 
November 8, 2017
Location: 
Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Alt Text:
Andrew Kallus, an Environmental Protection Agency member, walks with U.S. Coast Guard personnel on the beach after attaching vessel assistance notification stickers to derelict and damaged boats that had washed ashore in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, November 6, 2013. The Maria ESF-10 PR Unified Command, consisting of the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, U.S. Coast Guard, in conjunction with the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Control Board, Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. and Fish
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