DOINews: Deepwater Horizon Trustees Announce Agreement in Principle for Next 10 Early Restoration Projects

Last edited 04/26/2016

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees today announced another milestone in Gulf of Mexico early restoration.

The Trustees and BP have identified approximately $134 million in proposed early restoration projects for inclusion in a draft Phase IV Early Restoration Plan. Two of the projects would enhance bird nesting habitat, one project would provide protection to sea turtles and enhance sea turtle nesting, four projects would improve nearshore and reef habitats, two projects would increase recreation opportunities on federal lands, and one project would restore fish.

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