ISAA Ireland Steering Group
A meeting of the ISAA Ireland steering group was held at the EPA Offices in Dublin on 6th April. Among other subjects, ISAA Finances, Insurance and development of a strategic plan for Ireland were discussed. A further meeting is planned for November .
Castle Archdale 2018
ISAA training at Castle Archdale, Nr Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, took place on 11th April. The lectures concentrated on dealing with a heating oil spill which had migrated beneath the floor of a domestic property. The various lectures were well received and everyone present felt that the day had been useful.
On Day 2 a freshwater level 3 exercise was carried out by Verde Remediation Services. This adequately demonstrated their capability in this field and their Freshwater Level 3 accreditation status was confirmed.
Essential Background Knowledge for Marine & Shoreline
The ISAA Chairman, Dr Douglas Cormack has developed a web site with essential information for those intending to be involved with clean-up in the marine environment or on the shoreline. Based on work originally comissioned by the MCA details can be found at: www.knowledgeonly-marinepolicy.weebly.com