Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Begins Drafting First Restoration Plan

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Posted on: August 17, 2016 | Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group

The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group is drafting its first restoration plan to address natural resource injuries from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The plan will be drafted consistent with the Trustees’ programmatic restoration plan

Progress Update on the Phase III Early Restoration Hancock County Marsh Living Shoreline Project and Notification of Material Change Evaluation

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The Hancock County Marsh Living Shoreline Project was analyzed in the 2015 Deepwater Horizon Final Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan/Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (ERP/PEIS) and selected by the Trustees for implementation in the

Public Input Sought in Scoping for Alabama Recreational Use Recreation Planning

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The Alabama Trustee Implementation Group is preparing a restoration plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). It will evaluate restoration projects intended to compensate the public for lost recreational use opportunities in Alabama caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. These projects will be proposed and evaluated pursuant to the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  We expect to take a phased approach to the restoration of recreational losses in Alabama with the initial planning occurring during 2016-2017.

Texas Trustee Implementation Group Calls for Restoration Project Proposals

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The Texas Trustee Implementation Group (TIG) is preparing for the next phase of restoration planning, which will ultimately result in the release of a draft restoration plan and associated National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents for public review and comment in the spring of 2017. In the meantime, the Texas TIG is calling for new or revised restoration proposals by August 31, 2016.