Frequently Asked Questions About the Federal Fishery Closures
Emergency Rules During Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Authorizing the Federal Fishery Closures
Size and Percent Coverage of Federal Fishery Closures
On April 20, 2010 an explosion and subsequent fire damaged a deepwater drilling platform approximately 50 miles southeast of Venice, Louisiana. This page contains information on federal fishery closures and re-openings related to that event.