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WASHINGTON – Aug 13, 2015 - U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today commended the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for issuing its initial list of proposed projects for meaningful and lasting natural resource restoration for Gulf Coast communities in the wake of the tragic Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The RESTORE Council today proposed using approximately $139.6 million from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater, Inc. to support…

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Nov 17, 2014,  from Mississippi Public Broadcasting: Mississippi will submit three proposals today for a new round of post-B-P oil spill funding, by Evelina Burnett

The state's proposals to the Restore Council include creating a Mississippi Sound estuarine program; a multi-state land conservation project; and a federal-state initiative to expand the beneficial use…

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An excellent new reference on the various sources of funding in the Gulf of Mexico region stemming from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill from the Environmental Law Institute and Tulane Institute on Water Resources & Law Policy.

Download Deepwater Horizon: Restoration & Recovery Funds - How much? Going where?…

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NOAA announces a search for a professional to serve as Program Director for the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program (restoreactscienceprogram.noaa.gov) to be based in the Gulf of Mexico. The mission of the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, as directed in the RESTORE Act, is to initiate and sustain an integrative, holistic understanding of the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and support, to the…

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NOAA has completed its Science Plan Framework for the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program. This Framework communicates NOAA’s intent, purpose, and rationale for how it will execute the Program according to its responsibilities under the RESTORE Act.  This Science Plan Framework will inform the Program’s short-term priorities and…

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NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Engagement session summary

Here is a summary of the information provided in NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program engagement sessions. The summary provides an overview of the legislative mandate for the program, RESTORE funding allocations, current focus and draft goals of the Science Program. 

First funding allocations from this program will likely be available sometime in…

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