Naval Base Kitsap Commanding Officer, Capt. Tom Zwolfer, David Byers, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, and U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Mike Schoonover held a press conference Feb. 12 adjacent to the Hood Canal. View the press conference below.
Poulsbo, Wash. (Feb. 12, 2014) Naval Base Kitsap Commanding Officer, Capt. Thomas Zwolfer; David Byers, Washington State Department of Ecology; and U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Mike Schoonover conduct a press conference with local media on their unified response to an oily waste spill in the Hood Canal. These agencies are among several partners within the Northwest Area Contingency Plan, which helps protect the sensitive ecosystems of the Puget Sound and other Pacific Northwest waterways. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Johndro/Released)