National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill and Offshore Drilling Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill and Offshore Drilling

Creator

  • Author: National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
    Creator Type: Organization

Contributor

  • Other: United States. Office of Fossil Energy
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: All of the Commission's documents have been transferred to the Office of Fossil Energy in the Department of Energy.

Date

  • Creation: 2011-07-25
  • Harvested: 2012-12-10

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This website is for the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil SpilUnited States. Office of Fossil Energyl and Offshore Drilling, established by President Barack Obama on May 21, 2010. The Commission examined the relevant facts and circumstances concerning the root causes of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and developed options to guard against, and mitigate the impact of, any oil spills associated with offshore drilling in the future. This included recommending improvements to federal laws, regulations, and industry practices. The website contains detailed information about each of the commission's meetings, the commission's final reports, and other related resources.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Marine pollution
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Oil and gas
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Environmental health
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Oil spills -- Mexico, Gulf of.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Oil spills -- Cleanup.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Oil spills -- Management.
  • Keyword: commissions
  • Keyword: oil drilling
  • Keyword: oil spill impacts

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: United States - Texas
  • Place Name: United States - Alabama
  • Place Name: United States - Florida
  • Place Name: United States - Louisiana
  • Place Name: United States - Mississippi
  • Place Name: United States - Washington D.C.
  • Start Date: 2010-05-21
  • End Date: 2011-03-11

Collection

  • Name: CyberCemetery
    Code: GDCC

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
    Code: UNTDP

Resource Type

  • Website

Format

  • Website

Identifier

  • URL: http://cybercemetery.unt.edu/archive/oilspill/20121210172821/http://www.oilspillcommission.gov/
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc132999