Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster
Google Crisis Response Gulf Oil Spill
A collection of Google Earth maps and links.
LA Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
Response information, closures, & daily updates can be found on their website.
Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals
The department answers some frequently asked questions about the Oil Spill. If residents are experiencing any health problems that are related to the Oil Spill, they should contact the Louisiana Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.
The LSU Libraries
The libraries have created a subject guide for information resources related to the Oil Spill.
Marine Wildlife Response Action
Information concerning wildlife rescue efforts can be found on their website.
Gulf of Mexico Alliance
Information about the Oil Spill is available on their website.
The Deepwater Horizon Responce Joint Information Center
Oil Spill information is available on their website, and can they be contacted at 866-448-5816.
They ask for the public's help and provide the following phone numbers.
Assistance Hotline/Boom Reports — 281-366-5511
Damage Claim Hotline — 800-440-0858
Environmental Hotline/Community Information — 866-448-5816
Oil on land — 866-448-5816
PEC Hotline (Specialty Volunteer Training) — 866-647-2338
Tech/Suggestions — (281) 366-5511
Vessels of Opportunity Boat Volunteer Program — 281-366-5511
Wildlife Distress Hotline — 866-557-1401
BP is offering Training Classes in various communities from Louisiana to Florida. Availability depends on the location’s capacity as well as personnel priorities. The official contractor for training is PEC/Premier Safety Management, Inc.. Visit their website for more information.
The company has released the following phone numbers.
Report oiled wildlife — 1-866-557-1401
Report oiled shoreline or request volunteer information — 866-448-5816.
If you wish to share your opinons or ideas with Louisiana representatives, you may contact the following.
Office of the Governor Bobby Jindal
Louisiana Dept. of Environmental Quality
Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Louisiana’s Joint Information Center
The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is "acting as a volunteer clearinghouse." Anyone interested in helping can fill out the volunteer form accessible at their website.
The following programs are also accepting volunteers.
LA Gulf Response Louisiana Volunteer Program
Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Louisiana Bucket Brigade
A timeline of the events of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster can be found here.