To file a claim for damage, call BP's helpline at 1-800-440-0858.

A BP fact sheet with additional information is available here.

For those who have already pursued the BP claims process and are not satisfied with BP's resolution, can call the Coast Guard at 1-800-280-7118.

More information about what types of damage are eligible for compensation under the Oil Pollution Act as well as guidance on procedures to seek that compensation can be found here.