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Office of Response and Restoration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA OR&R

Organization URL(s)

response.restoration.noaa.gov/
orr.webmaster@noaa.gov

Other Contact Information

National Ocean Service 1305 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-713-4248 (Voice)
301-713-4389 (FAX)

Description

This office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has the following responsibility to: respond to spills of oil and other hazardous materials; help emergency planners prepare for potential accidents; create software and other products to help people respond to hazardous materials accidents; work to find remedies for the environmental damage caused by hazardous waste sites in coastal areas; assess injury to coastal resources from releases of oil and other hazardous materials, and pursue restoration from those responsible for the harm.

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Review Date

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2008