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The Deepwater Horizon Incident Information LibGuide is a resource designed to provide the user with links and freely-available documents relating to the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, and issues related to the clean-up and long-term effects of the oil spill


Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling: Full Text of the Report to the President

The X-Foundation, in cooperation with the Schmidt Family Foundation has announced the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X Challenge. This is a $1.4 Million competition designed to inspire a new generation of innovative solutions that will speed the pace of cleaning up seawater surface oil resulting from spillage from ocean platforms, tankers, and other sources. For more information, visit this LINK


University of Florida Oil Spill Response

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On May 22, 2010 President Obama established the National  Commission on the BR Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

This commission's purpose is to:

  • Examine the facts and circumstances to determine the cause of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster
  • Develop options for guarding against future oil spills associated with offshore drilling
  • Submit a final public report to the President with its findings within 6 months of the Commission's first meeting

Click here to visit the commission's web page

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