Tuesday , 17 September 2019

DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable: Unified Area Command

Photo Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Mary Landry. Photo Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Mary Landry, Federal On-Scene Coordinator for Unified Area Command, Deepwater Horizon Response, participated in a DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable on May 17.

The admiral discussed the on-going response efforts of Unified Area Command and provide an operational update on the status of work to secure the well, fight the spill offshore, protect the coast and minimize impacts on the environment and local economy. She also talked about the make-up of Unified Area Command and its work with federal, state, and local agencies as well as industry.

To listen to the interview, click here,

To read the transcript from this interview, click here.

To watch the DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable with Rear Adm. Landry via DVIDS, click here.

To read the Defense.gov article, click here.

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Joining us on the call were Brendan Demelle,  Energy Boom/Huffington Post; R.L. Miller, Daily Kos; Leslie Berliant, SolveClimate.com; Mark Warren, Esquire Magazine; Byron King, Whiskey and Gunpowder; Tim Hurst, Ecopolitology; Allison Addicott, Washington Times Community Pages, The Public Good; Brad Johnson, Think Progress; Chuck Simmins, NorthShoreJournal.org; Andrew Lubin, Military Observer.com; Dale Kissinger, MilitaryAvenue.com; Susan Gvozdas Schept, Navy Times, and Judy Silverstein, NavyLog Blog.