Case: Tank Barge DBL 152, Federal Waters of the Gulf of Mexico
Administrative Record Index
Laws and Regulations/Legal Documents
Referenced Laws and Regulations
Oil Pollution Act (OPA) of 1990, 33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.
Natural Resource Damage Assessment Regulations under OPA, 15 CFR Part 990
Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund; Claims Procedures; Designation nof Source; and Advertisement, 33 CFR Part 136
Trustee Coordination and Management
Letter, Status of Cooperative Assessment, October 30, 2009
Letter, Response to Invitation to Participate in NRDA, May 10, 2007
Letter, Transition from Response to NRDA, February 28, 2007
Letter, Invitation to Participate in NRDA, December 7, 2006
Memorandum of Understanding/Memorandum of Agreement
Guiding Principles for NOAA/K-SEA DBL-152 Cooperative Natural Resource Damage Assessment, May 10, 2007
Preassessment/Injury Assessment Phase
Draft Tank Barge DBL 152 Incident Response, Environmental Unit Report January 19, 2010. Appendices not included elsewhere on this page may be requested from NOAA's administrative record contact.
Preassessment Data Report, Tank Barge DBL 152 Oil Discharge in Federal Waters, Gulf of Mexico, January 9, 2009
T/B DBL 152 Oil Spill Incident Oil Budget/Mass Balance, February 28, 2007
Sample Log and Analytical Results Through 27 Feb 2007 and ArcGIS Geospatial Data and Supporting Files Through 27 Feb 2007, February 27, 2007. Available from the NOAA administrative record contact.
Meeting Notes for the Environmental Unit Regarding Termination of Long-Term Monitoring and Completion of Response, February 8, 2007
Sample Log and Analytical Results Through 30 Nov 2006, November 2007. Available from the NOAA administrative record contact.
Final K-Sea T/B DBL 152 Incident Revised Long-Term Monitoring Plan, November 28, 2006
Proposed Towed Video Survey Plan & Cumulative Submerged Oil Survey Results, November 28, 2006
Final DBL 152 Oil Spill Incident Submerged Oil Verification/Calibration Survey Plan, November 28, 2006
Video: Heavy Oil Characterization of Seafloor, October 2006. Available from the NOAA administrative record contact.
K-Sea T/B DBL 152 Incident Summary of Long-Term Monitoring Results: 18-20 APRIL 2006, April 20, 2006
Final K-Sea T/B DBL 152 Incident Long-Term Monitoring Plan, December 26, 2005
Western Gulf of Mexico Fuel Spill Oil Spill Advisory, December 22, 2005
Restoration Planning Phase
Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment for Tank Barge DBL 152 Oil Spill (Federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico, beginning November 11, 2005, March 15, 2013.
Conversion Factor Between Offshore Benthic Habitat and Marsh Habitat in the DBL 152 Oil Spill, July 1, 2011
Texas Chenier Plain Refuge Complex: Moody National Wildlife Refuge; Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge; McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge; Texas Point National Wildlife Refuge. Final Environmental Impact Statement, Comprehensive Conservation Plan, and Land Protection Plan, June 2008
Memorandum, DBL-152 Restoration Alternative Identification--Preliminary Steps, June 6, 2007
Public Outreach and Involvement
Press Release: NOAA Proposes Plan to Address Environmental Injuries from 2005 Tank Barge DBL 152 Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico, March 18, 2013
Notice of Availability of a Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the T/B DBL 152 Oil Spill, March 18, 2013
Notice of Intent to Conduct Restoration Planning to Evaluate Potential Injuries to Natural Resources and Services Resulting from the Discharge of Oil from the Tank Barge (T/B) DBL 152 in the Gulf of Mexico, April 8, 2009.