Gulf Restoration News

Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund in Florida: Current Projects - Natl. Fish & Wildlife Foundation

St. Andrew Bay Watershed Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) Plan Update - Northwest Florida Water Management District, February 6, 2017

Explanations and fact sheets on the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) process - Environmental Law Institute Gulf of Mexico Team, January 2017

Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Sea Turtles and Marine Mammals - NOAA Office of Response and Restoration, Feb. 1, 2017

Gulf Restoration and Florida Gulf Coastal Counties - Gulf of Mexico Alliance, February 1, 2017

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill's Impact on People's Health: Increases in Stress and Anxiety - Sea Grant Programs of the Gulf of Mexico, 2017

What Happened to Deepwater Horizon Oil? Did dispersants help microbes break down oil? - Oceanus Magazine, December 23, 2016

Gulf Restore Council Unveils Updated Plan to Invest in Gulf Coast Restoration - USDA, December 16, 2016

NW Florida lawmakers given oversight of [Triumph Gulf Coast] oil spill money - News Herald, December 14, 2016

Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program 2017 Request for Proposals - National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, Dec. 12, 2016

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spills Impact on Peoples Health: Increases in Stress and Anxiety - Oil Spill Science, Sea Grant Programs of the Gulf of Mexico

BP green lights $9bn project in Gulf of Mexico - Energy Live News, Dec. 5, 2016

Gulf RESTORE Council to vote on Comprehensive Plan Update, Dec. 16, 2016 -

Sunlight and oil spills may make deadly combination for wildlife - EurekAlert! AAAS, Nov. 21, 2016

Gulf Research Program Awards $3M in Exploratory Grants: How to improve the use of scenario planning to advance safety culture and minimize risk in offshore oil and gas operations, How to inform coastal community planning and response to environmental change in regions with offshore oil and gas operations
- The National Academies Gulf Research Program, Nov. 17, 2016

USGS, NASA Study Finds Widespread Coastal Land Losses from Gulf Oil Spill - USGS, Nov. 17, 2016

Deepwater Horizon Oil Shows Up in Sparrows -, November 15, 2016

NFWF Approves Nearly $370 Million for New Restoration Projects on the Gulf Coast:
Fourth Round of Grants from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund
- Natl. Fish & Wildlife Foundation, Nov. 15, 2016

Official: No offshore operations 'in the foreseeable future' - NWF Daily News, Nov. 14, 2016

Information Available from [Gulf Natural Resource Damage Assessment] Trustees Public Meeting - Gulf Spill Restoration Trustee Council, October 12, 2016

Bay County approves 9 Pot 1 RESTORE projects - News Herald, Oct. 4, 2016

Decision nears on fate of RESTORE projects - News Herald, Oct. 3, 2016

The Beach's 'black eye' - News Herald, Oct. 1, 2016

Burying outfalls on potential list for oil spill funding - News Herald, Oct. 1, 2016

FWC Oyster Restoration West Bay - Volunteers Needed - FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, October 6, 2016

West Bay seagrass and oyster habitat monitoring, Sept 6-9, 2016 - FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, August 29, 2016

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Funds for Florida - Summary - FL Dept. of Environmental Protection

The Vision for Gulf Restoration - coordination of the major funding sources - Capitol Hill Ocean Week, June 2016

Draft Gulf RESTORE Council Comprehensive Plan Update available for comment -, August 23, 2016

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Gulf RESTORE Council) public meeting in Panama City Sept. 12 6 pm CT about proposed update to the Comprehensive Plan - Gulf RESTORE Council, August 24, 2016

Bay County Commissioners approve RESTORE Act [Pot 3] project list - My, August 16, 2016

[Bay] County approves Pot 3 project list; $12 million would go toward St. Andrew Bay pollution - News Herald, August 16, 2016

Bay Commission to vote on RESTORE [Pot 3]: A citizens committee already recommended to the commission a list of seven projects. - News Herald, August 15, 2016

Committee sets Pot 3 RESTORE recommendations [Bay County RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component Funds/Pot 3] - News Herald, August 3, 2016

RESTORE Act Advisory Committee to recommend seven projects to [Bay] County Commission [RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component Funds/Pot 3] - My, August 3, 2016

15 projects proposed for RESTORE funding [Bay County, FL] - News Herald, July 31, 2016

Officials: $1 million East Pass study likely to make oil spill funding cut - News Herald, July 31, 2016

Bay County RESTORE Act Advisory Committee meeting to discuss and recommend potential RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component (Pot 3) projects, Wed., Aug 3, 3pm CT, Bay County Commission Chambers, Panama City, FL -

Effective monitoring to evaluate ecological restoration in the Gulf of Mexico - a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends a set of best practices for monitoring and evaluating ecological restoration activities. - EurekAlert!, July 26, 2016

Water quality, fishing top RESTORE list - A $12 million pot of oil spill damages earmarked for Bay County over the next 15 years should be spent on improving water quality and the fishing habitat in St. Andrew Bay, a citizens committee recommended this week. - News Herald, July 20, 2016

County drafts plan for RESTORE funds - The Bay County Commission on Tuesday approved a draft plan for spending a pot of oil spill settlement funds. - News Herald, July 19, 2016

Bay County Commissioners approve first draft of RESTORE Act projects - WJHG, July 19, 2016

BP fined further $2.5bn over Deepwater Horizon spill; Oil company has paid more than $60bn in fines over environmental disaster that still threatens wildlife and ecology around Gulf of Mexico - The Guardian, July 14, 2016

County must decide how to spend $12M in oil spill funds - Santa Rosa County has less than two months to decide how to spend $12 million over the next 15 years - Gulf Breeze News, July 2016

Why We Pretend to Clean Up Oil Spills: Six years after Deepwater Horizon spewed oil into the Gulf of Mexico, we still have no idea what we're doing - Smithsonian Magazine, July 12, 2016