Despite the best efforts of those involved in a response, oil spills may impact marine ecological resources and functions, as well as marine and estuarine shorelines, with various factors affecting impact severity and recovery rate. Spills also have the potential to affect property and impair commercial activity, resulting in economic loss. Further resources are available in the Oil Spill Prevention and Response website.
|Impacts of Oil Spills on Marine Ecology||Good practice guidance|
|Impacts of Oil Spills on Shorelines||Good practice guidance|
|Economic Assessment and Compensation for Marine Oil Spills||Good practice guidance|