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Facilities EHS manager helping with Gulf oil-spill relief efforts

Ed Akerley called into duty with U.S. Coast Guard
Ed Akerley, an environment, health and safety manager in the Department of Facilities
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Ed Akerley, an environment, health and safety manager in the Department of Facilities
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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard Seaman Grace Baldwin

Ed Akerley, an environment, health and safety manager in the Department of Facilities, is a U.S. Coast Guard reservist who has been called into active duty to help with the oil-spill relief efforts. He is currently serving as the safety officer for LaFourche Parish in Louisiana.

Akerley recently described his experiences in an interview published on the official website of the Deepwater Horizon Response.

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