The State Emergency Response Team, in support of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as the lead response agency for the state of Florida, is actively monitoring the Deepwater Horizon response.
The following is a link to the State Emergency Response Team Situation Report
for Friday, May 7, 2010: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/deepwaterhorizon/files/situation_report9_050710.pdf.
Additional Public Information Resources and Hotlines
Attorney General’s fraud hotline for price gouging.
Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner gas price-gouging hotline.
Fishermen who wish to contact BP.
To report tarballs or other evidence of oil on Florida’s coastline call the Rapid Response Team.
Report oiled wildlife to the Joint Information Center.
Seabirds and shorebirds are protected by law. Report anyone harming or harassing these birds or nest disturbances to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Florida State Parks camping or cabin reservations
To file a claim with BP.
Florida Department of Financial Services small business assistance hotline.
1-850-413-3089 or toll-free at1-877-MY-FL-CFO (1-877-693-5236)
Business Owner Insurance Coverage Hotline
850-413-3100 or toll free 1-800-342-2762TDD: 850-410-9700
Report injured or oiled animals to the Wildlife Distress Hotline.
BP’s community information line and volunteer line.
To register as a consultant, contractor, vendor, or submit information on alternative response technology, services, products, vessels of opportunities, or suggestions.
Florida Relay Services, the communications link for people who are Hearing Impaired.
Florida Department of Emergency Management TTY
Joint Information Center Twitter Updates
Joint Information Center Facebook Updates
Deepwater Horizon Response
Joint Information Center website
For additional information regarding Florida’s response to the Deepwater Horizon incident, visit www.dep.state.fl.us/deepwaterhorizon, or follow us on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/FLDEPalert.