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
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.
- United States Environmental Protection Agency: To keep the public informed about the latest, validated environmental air and water sampling results, EPA has launched a dedicated website at www.epa.gov/bpspill, which will also provide information on the broader federal response.
- State of Louisiana Emergency Response
- Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Deepwater Horizon Response
- Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant Programs
- LSU Response
- Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- Google Crisis Response
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.