Oil Spill Resource Center

The National Commission on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling has released the full and final report to the President on the Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling. To read the full report, click here

Contact Information

BP and the Federal Government have established hotlines for members of the public:

To report oiled or injured wildlife, please call 1-866-557-1401.
To discuss spill related damage claims, please call 1-800-440-0858.
To report oil on land, or for general community and volunteer information please call 1-866-448-5816.

Sign up to volunteer at VolunteerLouisiana.gov.

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Frank Verrastro: CSIS Energy and National Security Program Deepwater Horizon Disaster

The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)’ Frank Verrastro, director of the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has recorded an interview on the Deepwater Horizon disaster. In the interview, Verrastro addresses the limits of technology to confront oil spills, efforts to shut off the oil well, and the future of offshore drilling. The total running time for this interview is 6:18.



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