OR&R's Spatial Data Branch released and updated thousands of data layers related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response and Natural Resource Damage Assessment into ERMA Deepwater Gulf Response.
Articles from October 9, 2015
With Release of Draft Restoration Plan for Gulf, Thousands of Deepwater Horizon Spill Data Records Now Available
The NOAA Marine Debris Program's annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest for K-8th grade is now open.
Students can submit artwork from October 20 through November 30, 2015.
OR&R participated in a worst-case spill drill led by Paramount Petroleum in Seattle, Washington, on October 8, 2015.
The drill focused on the potential release of oil into Puget Sound at Point Wells, Washington.
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Trustees Release Draft Comprehensive Restoration Plan for the Gulf of Mexico
As of October 5, 2015, the trustees have proposed a comprehensive, integrated, ecosystem restoration plan for the Gulf of Mexico.
The draft plan would allocate up to $8.8 billion for natural resource injuries under a proposed settlement with BP, which would resolve BP's liability for natural resource injuries stemming from the 2010 oil spill.
A new version of our MARPLOT mapping program is now available.
The update includes significant improvements to the import/export feature for this mapping program.