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Alaska Oil Spill Response Guidance

Alaska Region oil spill response plans specific to marine mammals.

Louisiana Trustees Seek Comments on Proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

The $2 billion project will create tens of thousands of acres of wetlands in coastal Louisiana. Public comment is open through May 4, 2021.
March 05, 2021 - Feature Story ,
1280x800-la-gulf-spill-restoration-barataria-basin-marsh-islands-new-belt2.png Aerial view of parts of Louisiana's Barataria Basin, where wetlands have disappeared for decades.

30 Years of the Oil Pollution Act: How it Helps NOAA Prepare For and Recover From Spills

The Oil Pollution Act passed 30 years ago, giving NOAA the tools to prepare, respond, and restore fish and habitat after oil spills.
August 25, 2020 - Feature Story ,

Three Partner-Driven Projects Restoring Polluted California Habitats

Through strong community partnerships NOAA is able to do more restoration, helping California fish, kelp forests, seabirds and more recover after impacts from oil spills and hazardous waste.
July 16, 2020 - Feature Story ,

Restoring Habitat After Oil Spills and Other Environmental Disasters

NOAA’s Damage Assessment, Remediation and Restoration Program protects and restores natural resources harmed by oil spills, releases of hazardous waste, and vessel groundings.
deepwater horizon oil turtle 2010 1290x895.jpg NOAA's Dr. Brian Stacy holds an oiled sea turtle after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Analyzing Risk to Improve Oil Spill Planning and Response

Tools to help plan for oil spill response along the sensitive coastlines of Alaska.

Arctic Marine Mammal Disaster Response Guidelines Technical Memo and Appendices, 2017

NOAA Fisheries guidance for the immediate and effective protection, rescue, rehabilitation of, and the minimization of damage to, fish and wildlife resources and their habitat that are harmed or that may be jeopardized by a discharge.
November 02, 2017 - Technical Memo ,

Pinniped and Cetacean Oil Spill Response Guidelines

When oil spills occur in the marine environment, many species of wildlife in that ecosystem may be either directly or indirectly impacted. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OPR-52
December 01, 2015 - Policy and Guidance ,

ShoreZone: Art Meets Science on the Alaska Coastline

The idea for ShoreZone arose in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. To assess the damage from the spill, biologists and others needed to know how much eelgrass there was in Prince William Sound.
December 15, 2014 - Feature Story ,