Oil and Bilge Water Recovery Unit Project
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Jim Needham, left, brought together shrimp industry, government, and designrepresentatives to create the Oil and Bilge Water Recovery Unit Project. Needham, of the Pollution Prevention Partnership, wrote grants and obtained funding.

Jud Hall of Odessa Pump Co., right, engineered the unit. Carlos Garcia of the Texas GLO's Oil Spill Response Unit coordinated communications between the team and facility and boat owners.The Texas General Land Office is providing for the treatment, recycling, and disposal of recovered material.

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