Deepwater Horizon/BP Oil Spill: Important Links and Contacts

Federal Deepwater BP oil spill response and recovery: http://www.restorethegulf.gov/

 

NOAA  
ORR http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/deepwaterhorizon
NOAA Science Missions and Data http://www.noaa.gov/sciencemissions/bpoilspill.html
FishNews subscription http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/fishnews.htm
National Seafood
Inspection Laboratory 
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/sfweb/nsil/index.htm
National Weather Service http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lix/?n=embriefing
National Ocean Service http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/deepwaterhorizon/nosposupport.html
 
Tides and Currents
(near the spill area)
http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/quicklook/data/GULF_OF_MEXICO_OIL_SPILL.html
Damage Assessment, Remediation, and Restoration Program http://www.darrp.noaa.gov/
National Marine Sanctuaries http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/news/features/0410_deepwater.html
Integrated Ocean Observing System https://ioos.noaa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/deepwater_horizon_flyer.pdf
Shiptracker https://shiptracker.noaa.gov/
NOAA Office of Communications and External Affairs http://www.externalaffairs.noaa.gov/oilspill_information.html
Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant http://gulfseagrant.tamu.edu/oilspill/index.htm

 

Other Federal Agencies  
EPA http://www.epa.gov/bpspill/
White House blog http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/issues/Deepwater-BP-Oil-Spill
US Coast Guard National Pollution Funds Center http://www.uscg.mil/ccs/npfc/default.asp
National Park Service  http://www.nps.gov/aboutus/oil-spill-response.htm
US Fish and Wildlife Service  http://www.fws.gov/home/dhoilspill/
Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council  http://www.gulfcouncil.org/Beta/GMFMCWeb/downloads/Deep_Horizon_Oil_ Spill_Information.htm
Occupational Safety and Health Administration http://www.osha.gov/oilspills/index.html
US Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/deepwater_horizon/
Department of Energy https://www.energy.gov/about-us/open-government/data-deepwater-horizon
Department of Health and Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/gulfoilspill/index.html

 

States
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/oilspill/
Louisiana Homeland Security  http://gohsep.la.gov/oilspill.aspx
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission http://www.myfwc.com/OilSpill/
Florida Department of Environmental Protection http://www.dep.state.fl.us/deepwaterhorizon/default.htm
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources  http://www.dmr.state.ms.us/DMR/oil-spill.htm
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality  http://www.deq.state.ms.us/MDEQ.nsf/page/Main_OilSpillLinksandPublicInformation 2010?OpenDocument
Alabama Department of Environmental Management  http://www.adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/pressreleases/2010/OilSpill.cnt
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources http://www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/saltwater/DH.cfm
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/site/emergency/oil_spill/

 

Volunteers
Louisiana http://www.volunteerlouisiana.gov/
Mississippi http://www.volunteermississippi.org/1800Vol/OpenIndexAction.do
Alabama http://www.servealabama.gov/2010/default.aspx
Florida http://www.volunteerfloridadisaster.org/
Florida Bird Mortality Report http://myfwc.com/bird/

 

Other  
Dauphin Island Sea Lab http://press.disl.org/4_28_10oil.htm
Coastal Response Research Center  http://www.crrc.unh.edu/deepwater_horizon_blowout/
BP
http://www.bp.com/extendedsectiongenericarticle.do?categoryId=40&contentId= 7061813
University of South Florida Ocean Circulation Group http://ocgweb.marine.usf.edu/
Contingency Plans
Sector St. Petersburg http://ocean.floridamarine.org/ACP/STPACP/StartHere.html
Sector Mobile http://ocean.floridamarine.org/acp/mobacp/
Facebook
www.facebook.com/DeepwaterHorizonResponse

 

Contacts
Media Inquiries
NOAA 301.713.3066
State of Louisiana's Joint Information Center 225.358.5361
Response-Related Inquiries
Joint Information Center (JIC) 713.323.1670
713.323.1671
To report oil on land 866.448.5816
General Community information 866.448.5816
Volunteer Opportunities 866.448.5816
To report oiled or injured wildlife 866.557.1401
To discuss spill related damage claims 800.440.0858
To report and register boats available to assist with the response
(Vessel of Opportunities Program)
281.366.5511
For spill related damage claims 800.440.0858
Transocean hotline 832.587.8554
BP family and third-party contractor hotline 281.366.5578
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
(For information on the status of open and closed fishing areas in Florida state waters)
1.800.357.4273
To submit alternative response technology, services or products 281.366.5511