US Government Agencies: US federal and state agencies including: NOAA's Strategic Assessments Branch - Ocean Assessments Division, National Marine and Estuarine Sanctuaries Program, and Hazardous Materials Response Branch (HAZMAT), US Fish and Wildlife Services, US Marine Mammal Commission, US EPA, the US Navy, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, Virginia Department of Conservation and Historic Resources, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, District of Columbia Department of Recreation, and Pennsylvania Fish Commission.