ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Alaska -- Reponse members from the Coast Guard National Strike Force.

Vessel’s responding to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Coos Bay, Ore.(Feb 12)--Coast Guard helps avert environmental castastrophe

NEW ORLEANS - Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2010.

NANTUCKET, Mass -- The two halves of the SS Argo Merchant swirl in a sea of foam before being sucked under.

PORT FOURCHON, La. - Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) workers contracted by BP clean up oil on the beach in Port Fourchon, La.

The U.S. Coast Guard's National Pollution Funds Center (NPFC) was created to implement Title I of the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), which addressed issues associated with preventing, responding to, and paying for oil pollution. Title I of OPA established oil spill liability and compensation requirements, including the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF) to pay for expeditious oil removal and uncompensated damages.<< For more information, visit About NPFC >>



Certificates of Financial Responsibility information showing a vessels' pollution liability coverage.

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Spill Response Funding

Resources for individuals, organizations, and governments involved in an oil spill or in the funding of a clean up.

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Oil Spill Claims

Compensation for damages, removal costs, or natural resource damages from an oil spill and claim determinations of note.

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