Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Asking for Restoration Project Ideas

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The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group is planning restoration activities to address injuries caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. We would like your input on restoration opportunities in the Louisiana Restoration Area.

We will consider activities under a range of restoration types to address a variety of injuries. The restoration types that may be considered are:

Ghi nhớ Ngày này: Hội đồng Ủy viên Đánh giá Thiệt hại Tài nguyên Thiên nhiên Deepwater Horizon Họp Công chúng (Vietnamese Translation)

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Hội đồng Ủy viên Đánh giá Thiệt hại Tài nguyên Thiên nhiên Deepwater Horizon sẽ tổ chức một buổi họp công chúng vào Ngày 12 Tháng 9 Năm 2017 Mobile, Alabama. Trong suốt buổi họp này, chúng tôi sẽ trình bày các cập nhật về công việc của Hội đồng Ủy viên và mỗi Nhóm Ủy viên Thực hiện (TIG): Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Đại dương Mở, và Toàn Vùng.

Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Asks for Project Ideas on Recreational Use and Nutrient Reduction

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The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (TIG) would like your input regarding natural resource restoration opportunities in Louisiana. We will consider a range of activities under the following restoration types:

Terrapins Released on Restored Louisiana Barrier Island

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On July 6, NOAA, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and other partners released 21 baby terrapins on Chenier Ronquille barrier island. We restored the island using early restoration funding received after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Public Scoping Period Open for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

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The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group is encouraging the public to participate in scoping for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is developing an EIS to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the project. The Corps will use the EIS to inform its decision-making for permits and permissions for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project.

Trustees Release Strategic Frameworks for Restoration

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The Region-wide Trustee Implementation Group (TIG) has released four strategic frameworks to assist with restoration planning. They were developed for restoration types allocated across multiple Restoration Areas which are oysters, sea turtles, birds, and marine mammals. They provide broad context and guidance for project selection and implementation.

Notice of Intent to Draft Restoration Plan to Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities in Louisiana

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The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group is beginning to draft a restoration plan to address lost recreational opportunities caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The plan will include projects under the “Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities” restoration type.