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Oil Spill Control Technologies - University faculty member provides extensive information on spill response protocols and control tools, past spills, the U.S. Oil Pollution Control Act, spill costs, and university courses offered. Includes online simulations of hypothetical marine spills.

Oil Spills Database - Spills technology database: includes data on oil properties and historic tanker spills.

Oil Spill Intelligence Report - Weekly newsletter on oil spill cleanup, prevention and control.

Responding to Oil Spills - U.S. EPA Oil Spills program home page

Incident News - News, photos, and other information about U.S. government response actions to oil spills, hazardous chemical accidents, and other incidents.

National Response Center - U.S. interagency center is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills in the U.S. and its territorial waters.

Oil Spill Web - Online equipment and service directory, conferences, RFQs, emergency contacts, news, science, debate, and oil spill response handbook.

Oil Spill Intelligence Report: Major Oil Spills Worldwide - Ranked list of oil spills involving more than 10 million gallons. Excerpted from International Oil Spill Statistics: 1997.

National Pollution Funds Center - NPFC is the fiduciary agent for the U.S. Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and the portion of Superfund accessible to the U.S. Coast Guard. Site has information on vessel certification, spill financial management, claims adjudication, and natural resources damage assessment.

Spilled oil in the sea - Short discussion of oil behavior and fate during an oil spill, with links to additional information.

Save Our Seabirds Inc. - Oil Spill Response - Information about rescuing and rehabilitating wildlife affected by oil spills. Also describes training offered by this organization.

A Study of Environmental and Health Consequences of Oil Spills in Nigeria's Niger Delta - Investigation by three Nigerian environmental scientists on the impact of continuous oil spills in the Niger Delta, covering human health, air quality, fish health, and agriculture.

Aids for Oil Spill Responders - The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's site on oil spill response. Includes training materials, links to photos of the Exxon Valdez 1989 oil spill, and research information.