Science: Environment: Energy: Petroleum_in_the_Environment: Oil_Spills
Aids for Oil Spill Responders
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's site on oil spill response. Includes training materials, links to photos of the Exxon Valdez 1989 oil spill, and research information.
News, photos, and other information about U.S. government response actions to oil spills, hazardous chemical accidents, and other incidents.
National Pollution Funds Center
NPFC is the fiduciary agent for the U.S. Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and the portion of Superfund accessible to the U.S. Coast Guard. Site has information on vessel certification, spill financial management, claims adjudication, and natural resources damage assessment.
National Response Center
U.S. interagency center is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills in the U.S. and its territorial waters.
Oil Spill Control Technologies
University faculty member provides extensive information on spill response protocols and control tools, past spills, the U.S. Oil Pollution Control Act, spill costs, and university courses offered. Includes online simulations of hypothetical marine spills.
Oil Spill Web
Online equipment and service directory, conferences, RFQs, emergency contacts, news, science, debate, and oil spill response handbook.
Responding to Oil Spills
U.S. EPA Oil Spills program home page
Save Our Seabirds Inc. - Oil Spill Response
Information about rescuing and rehabilitating wildlife affected by oil spills. Also describes training offered by this organization.
9th annual International Oil Spill Conference held in Manly, Sydney, September 2002.
Spilled oil in the sea
Short discussion of oil behavior and fate during an oil spill, with links to additional information.
A Study of Environmental and Health Consequences of Oil Spills in Nigeria's Niger Delta
Investigation by three Nigerian environmental scientists on the impact of continuous oil spills in the Niger Delta, covering human health, air quality, fish health, and agriculture.
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