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Deepwater Horizon Assessment Samples Available to Scientific Community

During and after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, natural resource trustee agencies collected thousands of samples across broad regions of the northern Gulf of Mexico. These samples supported the spill response and the natural resource damage assessment. To inquire about or request specific samples, please send an email to Requests must be received no later than June 10, 2016.  More information can be found here: