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Polaris Recent News – June 2020

Polaris Applied Sciences, Inc. wants to inform our clients that during these difficult and uncertain times we remain active and able to respond to incidents and projects as they arise
Natural Resource Damages from Oil Spills in the United States
Polaris scientists were involved in a study of settlement trends in Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) in the United States since the inception of the Oil Pollution Act in 1990 through settlements as recent as 2019.  The post-Deepwater Horizon oil spill era in the United States has resulted in several changes in approaches to NRDA and future settlement trends may reflect further influences to the model. Click here for the paper…
Vessel Grounding Guidelines
Polaris has been assisting in salvage, wreck removal environmental support and environmental assessment of grounded vessels since the early 1990s and provide simple guidelines for members who experience grounding accidents. Click here for the guidelines…
Online Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique (SCAT) Course
Polaris has developed an online Introduction to SCAT course.  This free, 2 hour course provides an introduction or high-level review of SCAT and how it fits into a spill response.  
Click here to access the course…
Polaris COVID-19 Continuity Plan
Polaris has developed a COVID-19 continuity plan following national and international guidelines, allowing us to remain available to provide support and respond to incidents, while ensuring the safety of our employees and clients.
Click here to view the plan…


Greg Challenger – – 001 206-369-5686
Elliott Taylor – – 001 206-660-5753
Andrew Graham – – 001 206-419-1745
Travis Scott – – 001 206-778-4703