NOAA`s Office of Response and Restoration

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NOAA`s Office of Response and Restoration Services

  • Hazardous Waste Site Assessment and Restoration Services

    Hazardous Waste Site Assessment and Restoration Services

    For more than a century, industrial activities have released hazardous chemicals and heavy metals into the environment. Both accidental spills and intentional discharges from chemical manufacturing, oil storage and transfer, shipbuilding, and port operations have contaminated many of America’s rivers and coastal resources.

  • Oil Spill Assessment and Restoration Services

    Oil Spill Assessment and Restoration Services

    Oil spills—ranging from just a few gallons to millions of barrels—occur in the U.S. all too often. In fact, NOAA responds to up to 150 oil spills nationwide each year. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a recent example of the extensive environmental and economic impact an oil spill can cause. It also demonstrates how important...

  • Natural Resource Damage Assessment Services

    Natural Resource Damage Assessment Services

    Damage Assessment and Restoration of Public Natural Resources. After an oil spill or hazardous substance release, response agencies such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or the U.S. Coast Guard lead efforts to control and clean up the substance in order to eliminate or reduce risks to human health and the environment. However, these efforts may not fully restore injured natural resources or address their lost...