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Gulf Oil Crisis: Important News and Information for Wakulla County

grebe-with-oil-150Visit the links below to receive important information pertaining to the Gulf Oil Crisis and its' effects here in Wakulla County and the rest of Florida.

2-1-1 Big Bend Launches Oil Spill Distress Hotline (October 13, 2010)

Gulf Coast Claims Facility Now Processing Oil Spill Claims; Claim Packet Available Here (August 27, 2010)

Governor Crist Issues Executive Order RE:  Extension of State of Emergency Declaration (August 27, 2010)

Subsurface Oil Surveillance and Monitoring Program in Near Shore Waters Overiew (August 26, 2010)

Florida Deepwater Horizon Response July 28, 2010 (July 28, 2010)

Wakulla County Emergency Management Interagency Situation Report #90 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (July 28, 2010)

Deepwater Horizon Mobile Overflight Map, July 23, 2010 (July 24, 2010)

Wakulla County Emergency Management Interagency Situation Report #85 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (July 24, 2010)

Nearshore Surface Oil Forecast Diagram for Tuesday, July 26, 2010 (July 24, 2010)

NOAA to Re-open One-Third of Closed Gulf Fishing Area (July 22, 2010)

Florida Deepwater Horizon Response, July 21, 2010 (July 21, 2010)

Common Operational Diagrams of Oil Locations on Alabama and Mississippi Coasts for July 19, 2010 (July 20, 2010)

Common Operational Diagrams of Oil Locations on Florida Coast for July 19, 2010 (July 20, 2010)

Nearshore Surface Oil Forecast Diagram for Wednesday, July 21, 2010 (July 19, 2010)

Nearshore Surface Oil Forecast Diagram for Tuesday, July 20, 2010 (July 19, 2010)

Nearshore Surface Oil Forecast Diagram for Monday, July 19, 2010 (July 18, 2010)

Wakulla County Emergency Management Interagency Situation Report #80 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (July 18, 2010)

Statement by National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen on Well Integrity Test (July 16, 2010)

Wakulla County Emergency Management Interagency Situation Report #75 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (July 14, 2010)

Dr. Riki Ott to Speak in Wakulla about Gulf Oil Disaster (July 12, 2010)

FWC Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Briefing for July 11, 2010 (July 12, 2010)

Important Info for Paraprofessionals Wishing to Help with Oiled Animals (July 8, 2010)

Florida DOH Establishes Oil Impact Notice Guidance for Counties (July 8, 2010)

FWC Daily Briefing:  BP Oil Spill Facts and Figures for Florida (July 7, 2010)

Florida Announces Improved Oiled Bird Recovery Plan (July 7, 2010)

Submit Your Gulf Project Ideas to Pepsi Refresh Project (July 6, 2010)

Florida Deepwater Horizon Response July 6, 2010 (State Emergency Response Team and DEP) (July 6, 2010)

FWC Daily Briefing:  BP Oil Spill Facts and Figures for Florida (June 29, 2010)

Small Business Emergency Bridge Loans Available (June 28, 2010)

Revised Proposed Boom Plan for Wakulla County, dated June 18, 2010 (June 28, 2010)

New Information about Oil Spill Clean-Up Jobs Available in Wakulla County (June 10, 2010)

Proposed Boom Plan for Wakulla County, dated May 21, 2010 (June 10, 2010)

Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Businesses Affected by Gulf Oil Spill Activated (June 8, 2010)

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab's Operation Noah's Ark will Help Restore Marine Life (June 8, 2010)

Today is Day 50 of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Latest Location Info (June 8, 2010)

Florida Deepwater Horizon Response June 4, 2010 from State Emergency Response Team (SERT) (June 4, 2010)

Workforce Plus Announces Oil Spill Clean-Up Jobs in Wakulla (June 3, 2010)

NOAA Fact Sheet on Hurricanes and Oil Spills (May 31, 2010)

Wakulla County Emergency Management Interagency Situation Report #31 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (May 30, 2010)

Florida Deepwater Horizon Response June 3, 2010 from State Emergency Response Team (SERT) (June 3, 2010)

More "Vessels of Opportunity" Program Information (May 21, 2010)

What Floridians Should Know about Reporting Oil (May 19, 2010)

Information and Forms for Dealing with Sea Turtles and the Oil Spill in Our Area (May 19, 2010)

SBA Business Recovery Center Open in Wakulla for Businesses Affected by BP Oil Spill (June 4, 2010)

HELPFUL LINKS and NUMBERS:

The Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL) will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice. The number for residents to call is:  800-342-3557

Report injured or oiled animals to the Wildlife Distress Hotline: 1-866-557-1401.

Report oiled shoreline to: 1-866-448-5816.

Google Earth view of oil spill:  http://www.google.com/crisisresponse/oilspill/

Report a change in Air Quality to: http://www.epa.gov/bpspill/ .

Joint Information Center Website:  www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com

Latest Oil Trajectory Map:  http://cgvi.uscg.mil/media/main.php?g2_itemId=851760

Latest News from DEP:  http://www.dep.state.fl.us/deepwaterhorizon/

DEP Air Quality Data; Continuously Monitored:  http://www.airnow.gov/ or http://www.epa.gov/bpspill/ .

Volunteer Florida:  http://www.volunteerflorida.org

Coast Guard Sector Mobile Area Contingency Plan:  http://ocean.floridamarine.org/ACP/MOBACP/StartHere.html .

Fisheries Closures Information (NOAA):  http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/

Florida State Park Closure Information:  http://www.floridastateparks.org/

DEP Twitter Account Re:  Gulf Oil Crisis:  http://twitter.com/FLDEPalert

Audubon volunteer registration form:  http://www.audubonaction.org/site/Survey?ACTION_REQUIRED=URI_ACTION_USER_REQUESTS&SURVEY_ID=3400

Wildlife Sanctuary Video explaining the animal rescue system:
http://www.pnj.com/section/VideoNetwork?bctid=82928751001#/News/Saving+wildlife%3A+What+the+public+needs+to+know/50992436001/48322990001/82928751001

Interesting video showing hay as a way to soak up oil:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5SxX2EntEo

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This information last updated on Monday, July 19, 2010.

TALLAHASSEE – 2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc. launched the Oil Spill Distress Helpline to assist Florida residents impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on October 1.
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