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Actual Event Websites:

BP Gulf of Mexico Regional Oil Spill Response Plan

The Deepwater Horizon Incident in the Gulf of Mexico @ USA.gov

Emergency Response Deepwater Horizon @ NOAA

Explosion, Leak at Gulf of Mexico Oil Well @ NASA

Federal Response to BP Spill in the Gulf of Mexico @ EPA

Gulf of Mexico-Transocean Drilling Incident - Updates

Incident News Deepwater Horizon @ NOAA

Oil Spill in the Gulf Live Cam @ The Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

Response and Restoration Blog

Restore the Gulf

Visual Information Gallery @ U.S. Coast Guard


Related to the Event Websites:

Agency sites:

Deepwater BP Oil Spill @ the Whitehouse.gov

Deepwater Horizon @ Department of Interior

EPA Response to BP Spill in the Gulf of Mexico @ EPA

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Update @ FDA

Military Supports Federal Oil Spill Response @ Department of Defense

Oil Spill Features @ NASA

Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico @ CDC

Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico: Health Related Information @ HHS

Oil Spill Response @ National Park Service


Air Quality:

Air Monitoring Equipment @ EPA

Air Monitoring on Gulf Coast Coastline @ EPA

AirNow @ EPA

Guidance regarding air quality concerns resulting from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill (May 2010)

Visibility and Atmospheric Dispersion Capability Over the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Estimations and Observations of Boundary Layer Parameters


Congressional Research Service

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Selected Issues for Congress, June 18, 2010



Containment and Recovery @ ITOPF

Oil Spill Containment, Remote Sensing and Tracking For Deepwater Blowouts: Status of Existing and Emerging Technologies (August 12, 1999)

Spill Containment Methods @ NOAA


Damage Assessment

Southeast Region Damage Assessment, Remediation & Restoration Program


Deepwater Horizon Dispersant Use Meeting Report May 26-27, 2010 Report Issued by: Coastal Response Research Center, University of New Hampshire, June 4, 2010

Dispersant Application Observer Job Aid @ NOAA

Dispersants @ EPA.gov

Dispersants @ ITOPF

Dispersed Oil Research Forum, February 1-2, 2007, The Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Environmental Protection Agency National Contengency Plan Product Schedule May 2010 (5/11/10)

National Contingency Plan Product Schedule @ EPA

NCP Product Schedule Technical Notebook (May 2010)

NCP Subpart J: Use of Dispersants and Other Chemicals - 40 CFR 300.900 - 300.920

NCP: Definitions - 40 CFR 300.5

Overview of the National Contingency Plan

Relevant Federal Register Notices

Oil Dispersant Application and Monotoring @ NOAA

Overview of the National Contingency Plan

Relevant Federal Register Notices

Research & Development Needs For Making Decisions Regarding Dispersing Oil Coastal Response Research Center, Durham, New Hampshire, September 20-21, 2005, Report Issued: April, 2006


Document Archives:

BP Gulf of Mexico Response Documentation

Deepwater Response Fact Sheets

Stop the Leak, Save the Gulf


Emergency Management:

Deepwater BP Oil Spill @ Disaster Assistance.gov


Oil Spill Impacts and the Biological Basis for Response Guidance

Oil Spills/ Emergency Management @ EPA

Resources on oil spills, response, and restoration: A selected bibliography


Fact Sheets:

Deepwater Horizon/Mississippi Canyon 252 Oil Spill OSHA Fact Sheet

Gulf of Mexico Fishing Fact Sheet

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill General Fact Sheet

Fish Stocks in the Gulf of Mexico Fact Sheet

Inpact of Crude Oil on Seafood

Impacts of Oil on Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles

Seafood Safety Fact Sheet

Shorelines and Coastal Habitats in the Gulf of Mexico

SMART Fact Sheet

Using Booms in Response to Oil Spills



Fishing Closures in Federal and State Waters @ NOAA

Inpact of Crude Oil Fact Sheet on Seafood @ NOAA

NOAA Fisheries Service



Deep Water Horizon Response @ Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Florida Division of Emergency Management - FloridaDisaster.org


Government Accountablity Office (GAO):

GAO-04-340R U.S. Coast Guard National Pollution Funds Center

GAO-10-795T Oil Spills: Cost of Major Spill May Impact Viability of Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund


Human Health:

Crude Oil Spills and Human Health @ National Library of Medicine

Exposure to Oil Fires/Oil Fire Smoke (PDF, 29 KB)

HSE Orientation & Training Requirements

Heat Stress


Keeping Workers Safe During Oil Spill Response and Cleanup Operations @ Dept of Labor

Managing Seafood Safety After an Oil Spill @ NOAA

Oil Spill Emergency Response and Cleanup @ NIEHS

Safety and Health Awareness for Oil Spill Cleanup Workers

Toxicological Profile for Totla Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH)

WETP Update on Oil Spill Response and Cleanup Activities to the NIEHS National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council

What to do of you See Oil on the Beach Advisory

What to Expect from the Oil Spill and How to Protect your Health



Emergency. Louisiana @ Louisiana.gov

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

Gulf Oil Spill 2010 Project Trajectory @ Louisiana.gov

History of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in Southern Louisiana

Investigation of Pressure and Pressure Gradients along the Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

Oil Spill Response @ Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

Volunteer Louisiana


Maps & Images:

Cumulative Trajectory Maps

Field Guide to NOAA's Oil Trajectory Maps

Gulf Oil Spill 2010 Trajectory @ Louisiana.gov

Maps @ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

NASA Keeping Eyes in the Sky on the Gulf Oil Spill

Trajectory Forcast Mississippi Canyon 252 - 05/05/10



Coastal Currents in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Dixie County, Florida

Deepwater Currents in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico: Observations at 25.5 degrees N and 87 degrees W

Effects of Offshore Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography

Forecasting the Number of Offshore Platforms on the Gulf of Mexico OCS

Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operations and Activities Environmental Assessment

Long - Term Oil and Gas Structure Installation and Removal Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico: A Decision- and Resource - Based Approach

Loop Current Frontal Eddies Based on Satellite Remote-Sensing

Modeling Structure Removal Processes in the Gulf of Mexico

Modeling the Economic Impacts of Offshore Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico: Methods and Applications

Full - Water Column Currents Near the Sigsbbee Escarpment (91 - 92 degrees W. Longitude ) and Relationships with the Loop Current and Associated Warm - and Cold - Core Eddies

Proceedings: USA-Mexico Workshop on the Deepwater Physical Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico

Proposed Use of Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Systems On the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf


Wave Climate and Bottom Boundary Layer Dynamics with Implications



An annotated bibliography on petroleum pollution. Laurel, Md: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Effects of Oil and Gas Development: A Current Awareness Bibliography

Evaporation of Oil Spills @ MMS

The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF)

Enhancement of Oil-Mineral-Aggregate Formation to Mitigate Oil Spills in Offshore Oil and Gas Activities Final Report - Contract No. M07PC13035

Managing Seafood Safety after an Oil Spill

Oil and Sea Turtles: Biology, Planning and Response

Oil Spill Contingency Plan @ US Fish and Wildlife Service

Oil Spill Data Deep Water Horizon Response @ U.S. Department of Energy

Oil Spill Response Research Program

Oil Spills in Coral Reefs: Planning and Response Considerations

Oil Spills in Mangroves: Planning and Response Considerations

GAO-10-795T Oil Spills: Cost of Major Spills May Impact Viability

Oil Types @ NOAA

Open Water Oil Identification Job Aid @ NOAA

Research & Development Priorities: Oil Spill Workshop March 16 – 19th, 2009, Coastal Response Research Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Coastal Response

Studying and Verifying the Use of Chemical Biomarkers for Identifying


Toxicity of Oil to Reef-Building Corals: A Spill Response Perspective

Understanding Oil Spills and Oil Spill Response @ EPA



ATSDR - ToxFAQs™: Fuel Oils / Kerosene

ATSDR - ToxFAQs™: Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH)

Biological Effects of Oil Pollution - A Comprehensive Bibliography with Abstracts

Environmental Contaminants Program @ US Fish and Wildlife Service

Science in Support of: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response

Spill Response: The Environmental Response and Restoration Branch

Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons - Gulf Oil Spill 2010 @ CDC


Social Networking:

Facebook: EPA

Facebook: EPA Administrator

Facebook: Florida Volunteers

Twitter: Americorps Volunteer Information

Twitter: DeepwaterHorizon JIC Site

Twitter: EPA

Twitter: EPA Administrator



Shoreline Assessment Job Aid @ NOAA

Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Techniques (SCAT) @ NOAA

Shorelines and Coastal Habitats in the Gulf of Mexico @ NOAA

Shoreline Cleanup Manual



Keeping Workers Safe During Oil Spill Response and Cleanup Operations @ OSHA

Gulf Coast Oil Spill: How you can Help @ Serve.gov

Training Marine Oil Spill Response Workers Under OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard



Coastal Water Sampling @ EPA

Dispersion in Broad, Shallow Estuaries: A Model Study

Effect of Produced-Water Discharge on Bottom Sediment Chemistry Final

Technical Readiness of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) November 3-5, 2009



Assessment of PAH Composition of Diesel Fuel Sorbed to Marine Sediments

Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response

Biodegradation of Aromatic Heterocycles from Petroleum - Produced Water and Pyrogenic Sources in Marine Sediments

Cleaning Oiled Feathers @ NOAA

Consolidated Fish and Wildlife Collection Report

Coastal Marine Environmental Modeling I

Development and Characterization of Sea Anemones as Bioindicators

Development of Bioremediation for Oil Spill Cleanup in Coastal Wetlands

Dispersion in Broad, Shallow Estuaries: A Model Study

Effects of Oil on Wildlife and Habitat @ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Effects of Simultaneous Exposure to Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Hypoxia, and Prior Exposure on the Tolerance and Sublethal Responses of Marine Animals: Blue Crabs and Killifish

Impact of Oil on Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles @ NOAA

Importance of Zooplankton in the Diets of Blue Runner (Caranx crysos) Near Offshore Petroleum Platforms

Interactions Between Migrating Birds and Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms

Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response

National Wildlife Refuges at Risk from the Oil Spill

Platform Debris Fields Associated with the Blue Dolphin (Buccaneer)

Potential for Accelerated Bioremediation and Restoration of Oil-Impacted Marshes Through the Selection of Superior Oil-Tolerant Vegetation

Potential Spatial and Temporal Vulnerability of Pelagic Fish Assemblages in the Gulf of Mexico to Surface Oil Spills Associated with Deepwater Petroleum Development

Seasonal and Spatial Variations in the Biomass and Size Frequency Distribution of the Fish Associated with Oil and Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Wetlands Reserve Program @ NRCS



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