History of the Program

Our Legal History

Since the 1970s, Congress has enacted federal laws to protect and address harm to natural resources.

Indirect Rates

The Fiscal Year indirect rates for each of the DARRP components.

History of the Program

Volunteers participate by planting for the Lower Hylebos Marsh Restoration Project in Washington State.
Volunteers participate by planting for the Lower Hylebos Marsh Restoration Project in Washington State.

DARRP was formally created in 1992 in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Our mission is to assess, restore, and protect coastal environments damaged by oil spills, hazardous waste releases, and vessel groundings.