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Emergency Preparedness and Response -- BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010.

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View Resource Crude Oil Spills and Health

Site continues to be updated and enhanced; provides links to information on: ·Featured sites (Web sites with daily updates on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill situation) ·Overview sites (access t...

http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/oilspills.html
View Resource Deepwater Horizon Response: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Response

This website served as the focal point for the Deepwater Horizon Unified Command, a group of organizations that had involvement with the British Petroleum (BP) explosion and oil spill that occurred...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36263/?q=env...
View Resource Disaster UnfoldsSlowly in the Gulf of Mexico

In the three weeks since the April 20th explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, and the start of the subsequent massive (and ongoing) oil leak, many attempts...

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/05/disaster_unfolds_sl...
View Resource Gulf of Mexico Response

Updates, videos, press releases, photographs, and downloads from BP regarding the April 20, 2010 "Deepwater Horizon" incident.

http://www.bp.com/extendedsectiongenericarticle.do?categoryI...
View Resource Gulf Oil Spill: Government Argues to Reinstate Drilling Moratorium

The Obama administration will argue its case on deepwater drilling Thursday. The government issued the moratorium in the wake of the Gulf oil spill, but a judge blocked it last month.

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2010/0708/Gulf-oil-spil...
View Resource Gulf Oil Spill: The Story So Far

The effort to contain the Gulf oil spill has had more twists and turns than a mystery novel. This rundown of events so far also shows what is ahead in the struggle to clean up the Gulf of Mexico.

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0629/Gulf-oil-spill-The-st...
View Resource Louisiana Oil Spill 2010 PHOTOS: Gulf Of Mexico Disaster Unfolds

The catastrophic explosion that caused an oil spill from a BP offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the shoreline. Efforts to manage the spill with controlled burning, dispersal and...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/30/louisiana-oil-spill...
View Resource Oil Pollution Act of 1990

The Oil Pollution Act (OPA) of 1990 streamlined and strengthened EPA's ability to prevent and respond to catastrophic oil spills. A trust fund financed by a tax on oil is available to clean up spills...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11988/

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