Learn about how and what NOAA's National Seafood Inspection Laboratory in Pascagoula, Mississippi does to ensure that your seafood is safe from the oil contamination in the Gulf of Mexico.
On Monday, August 16, 2010, Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Dr. Jane Lubchenco hosted a live chat to answer questions about the safety of seafood from the Gulf of Mexico.
Following the initial effort to contain and clean up an oil spill, a Natural Resource Damage Assessment begins. This legal process determines how the oil spill has impacted our natural resources and the public's use of these resources. Learn more about the assessment process and purpose in this four-minute video.
Retired U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, National Incident Commander for the Deepwater Horizon Response, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, NOAA National Sea Turtle Coordinator Barbara Schroeder, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Meghan Koperski discuss how NOAA and FWS are striving to ensure fish and wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico are rebounding from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Howard Schnabolk of the NOAA Fisheries Habitat Restoration Center and team conduct a seabed oil survey as part of a Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
Learn how NOAA's National Seafood Inspection Laboratory in Pascagoula, Mississippi, ensures that your seafood is safe from oil contamination in the Gulf of Mexico.
NOAA Corps Ensign Jasmine Cousins, junior officer onboard the NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson, provides an overview of oil spill-related ship activities in the Gulf of Mexico.
NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco discusses NOAA's seafood sampling efforts in the Gulf of Mexico near Pascagoula, Mississippi.
NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco provides an overview of NOAA's role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response.