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This site has news, photos, and other information about selected oil spills (and other incidents) where NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) provided scientific support for the incident response. It contains information on thousands of historical incidents spanning 30 years of OR&R spill response. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Year Incidents
2020 173
2019 181
2018 180
2017 197
2016 190
2015 154
2014 128
2013 92
2012 90
2011 48
2010 59
2009 178
2008 193
2007 131
2006 100
2005 89
2004 96
2003 105
2002 15
2001 65
2000 82
1999 84
1998 117
1997 83
1996 61
1995 42
1994 102
1993 60
1992 58
1991 80
1990 46
1989 94
1988 107
1987 102
1986 169
1985 146

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