Recovering the Gulf

The impacts of the Deepwater Horizon disaster will be felt for years if not decades to come. This website provides an overview of the ongoing regional recovery and restoration efforts and how you can participate in them.

Publications & Resources

NEW: Early Restoration in the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Process

Provides an introduction to NRDA, how early restoration fits into that process, and what has happened with early restoration to date.

NEW: Understanding Restoration Planning & Procedures

Introduces basic restoration goals and techniques, describes the components of restoration plans and project proposals, and provides tips for understanding and evaluating them.

NEW: Claims & Litigation Overview

Provides an overview of the various types of legal claims filed under federal law and their status as of December 2013.

Click here for a full list of our publications

We are happy to provide hard copies of any ELI resource on this list. Email to request.

Workshops & Events

NEW: Deepwater Horizon Litigation Webinar Summary

We've posted the summary of our Nov. 13, 2013 webinar on Deepwater Horizon Litigation.

Upcoming ELI Events

We are continually planning workshops around the Gulf on the ongoing recovery and restoration processes. Please email us if you have questions about when and where the next event will take place.

We also host seminars and telebriefings on an as-needed basis. Please email us if you have a specific topic you would like us to address.

Past ELI Workshops

View our "Past Workshops" page for details about previous ELI workshops on Deepwater Horizon restoration and recovery.

Past ELI Events

View our "Other Events" page for details about previous seminars and telebriefings that ELI has organized on Deepwater Horizon issues.