Texas A&M University
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2018
The project aims to improve the risk-based decision-making framework for public health practitioners during oil spills by taking advantage of new technologies in exposure science and toxicology. Overall, the proposed project will significantly advance both the science and practice of assessing the potential public health impacts from oil spills, leading to better protection of public health and more efficient use of societal resources.