- Deepwater Horizon Incident Unified Command - U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, NOAA, Department of the Interior, BP, and Transocean central point of information delivery. Press releases, spill location charts, news, ... Try the USCG link below for the slick forecast plots, too.
- BP Contact Numbers
- To report oiled wildlife, please call 1-866-557-1401 and leave a message. Messages will be checked hourly.
- To report oil spill related damage, please call 1-800-440-0858.
- To report oiled shoreline or request volunteer information, please call 1-866-448-5816.
- EPA Federal Response to the Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico - "This site is an online resource for anyone seeking information on the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. It is intended to track EPA's ongoing work in the area and help answer questions about the incident."
- Roffer's Offshore Fishing Forecast - A variety of excellent imagery and plots on the spill.
- NOAA Deepwater Horizon Incident Page - Situation briefing and good plots of spill, including downloadable high-res files.
- U.S. Coast Guard District 8 Flickr.com site - Spill location and forecast trajectory plots are posted here.
Additional Volunteer Opportunities
You may want to register with additional volunteer coordinations sites.
- Pascagoula River Audubon Center - "If you are interested in being trained to help wash oiled birds, please email the Center (contact us) with your Full Name and phone number. We are being inundated with phone calls for volunteer request, please use the contact link to submit your information."
- Mobile Bay National Estuary Program - If you live in Alabama: Interested volunteers are asked to provide contact information to the MBNEP office by phone at 251- 431-6409 or by email to email@example.com.
- Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana - Collecting volunteer information for Louisiana
- City of Ocean Springs - Cleanup response information
- Gulf Restoration Network - Their news section is kept particularly well up to date.
- Transocean press releases
- British Petroleum - updates, photos and press releases