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Assessing Natural Resource Damages from the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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Pete Peterson, a distinguished professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and 1994 Pew Marine Fellow, has published a document with co-authors on behalf of the Ocean Conservancy titled “Assessing Natural Resource Damages from the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Lessons Learned from the Exxon Valdez Experience.” The goal of the document is to guide government agencies that are dealing with the effects of the oil spill. The team makes a number of organizational and scientific recommendations.

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