Non-government Organizations R&D Programs

A few non-governmental organizations participate or sponsor research related to oil pollution prevention and response. This page provides titles and links to these programs.


 Program Links / Documents
 Prince William Sound Regional Citizen’s Advisory Committee (RCAC)
 Prince William Sound Science Center
 Resources for the Future
 International Bird Rescue Research Center
 The Pew Charitable Trusts - Pew Environment Group U.S. Arctic Program ...
 Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research
 Morris Animal Foundation - Assessing the Potential Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Florida Dolphins
 MOTE Marine Laboratory . . .
 Point Reyes Bird Observatory Science
 Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE - The Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE is a $1.4 Million competition designed to inspire a new generation of innovative solutions that will speed the pace of cleaning up seawater surface oil resulting from spillage from ocean platforms, tankers, and other sources. This one year competition concluded in the fall of 2011 with head-to-head competitive demonstrations taking place at the National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility (OHMSETT) in Leonardo, New Jersey, USA ( A $1 Million Prize was awarded to the team that demonstrated the ability to recover oil on the sea surface at the highest Oil Recovery Rate (ORR) of over 2,500 GPM with an Oil Recovery Efficiency (ORE) of more than 70%. The first place winner was Team Elastec / American Marine.
Sarasota Dolphin Research Program


Last Modified: 8/29/2017