If you see spilled oil, the law requires you to make two (toll-free) calls:
1) Call the 24-hour Louisiana Emergency Hazardous Materials Hotline at (877) 925-6595 2) Call the National Response Center at (800) 424-8802
from the Effects of Oil Spills
Welcome to the Louisiana Oil Spill
Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO) web site. We are
pleased to offer this site about LOSCO and to provide
information and resources that will benefit you and
the Louisiana environment.
LOSCO’s primary function is
to ensure effective coordination and representation
of the state’s interests in all matters related
to spill response and prevention. Our principal goals
unauthorized discharges of oil
· Provide for an effective spill response
· Compensate the public for damages to the state’s natural resources
· Assist the public through education, service, and public outreach
This site offers program descriptions,
services, geospatial data sets, links to related sites,
acts, regulations, guidelines, contact information,
and much more.
Please feel free to explore this
site. We have many resources to offer and we hope that
you return here often.