This page features links to information on the Gulf oil spill, including disaster response and cleanup efforts, volunteer activities, the lost income and damages claims process for businesses and individuals, and other tools.
Federal financial regulators, along with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, released interagency guidance to help financial institutions and their customers affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The statement urges financial institutions to work with borrowers who may need additional time to resolve financial uncertainties related to the effects of the spill.
The Gulf of Mexico (GOM) oil spill Web site, hosted by four GOM Sea Grant programs, gives visitors access to a wealth of data concerning the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Web site content is updated continually. Visitors should check back often for new and revised information.
BP's Gulf of Mexico Response offers continuous updates on events as well as instructions and forms for businesses and individuals to submit claims for damages and lost income.
The Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Gulf Oil Spill Information Center offers tax information and assistance from the IRS for individuals and businesses affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Oil Spill Academic Task Force presents research and forecasts for the oil spill from a consortium of scientists and scholars in the state of Florida's public and private universities working with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.