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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Information

National and Gulf of Mexico

Following are links to information and resources on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Please bookmark this page and check back often for updated information related to the Southeast region and South Carolina.

The White House Blog provides regularly updated information on how the U.S. government is responding to the oil spill: is the official federal portal for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response and recovery, and includes information on response, current operations, news and updates, and how to file a claim:

Learn how the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is assisting with oil spill efforts:

NOAA Office of Response and Restoration

NOAA Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services

NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory Monitoring and Observations

NOAA National Ocean Service

NOAA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Department of Interior developed an interactive map that provides near-real time oil spill response information. Multiple map layers include images of the spill, fishery closures, sampling locations, and present restoration sites:

The Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant Programs' Oil Spill website has up-to-date information about recovery efforts, volunteer opportunities, economic valuations, human health impacts, and seafood safety information:

University of Florida Extension and Florida Sea Grant's Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill website supplies information about what you can do to help, seafood FAQs, and how to make a claim for damages:

ROFFSTM (Roffer's Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service, Inc.) is a company that has been mapping the distribution and movements of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill using satellite data since the initial incident. Daily updates are issued by 6:00 p.m. EST and are available on their website:

Rutgers University Coastal Ocean Observation Laboratory Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Portal consolidates data from a variety of surveying instruments to help response efforts:

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Last updated: 7/14/2010 11:46:38 AM


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