Clearwater Marine Aquarium Helping With Oil Spill

If the facility becomes activated by the government to help with the cleanup, employees will undergo training regarding cleaning animals from oil spills:

CLEARWATER — If officials at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium are asked to rehabilitate animals injured by a massive oil spill spreading through the Gulf of Mexico, they will be ready to respond, CEO David Yates said Monday morning.

“CMA is in routine communication with Fish and Wildlife and National Marine Fisheries on both ends, and we look forward to working with each agency should the oil reach our area, or if they can use our assistance elsewhere,” Yates said. “We are fully prepared to go when asked.”

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