The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is evaluating submissions for potential funding under the Council-Selected Restoration Component. Each State and federal member of the Council was responsible for proposing restoration projects and programs for consideration by the Council as a whole. The Council will solicit formal public comment when the Draft Funded Priorities List (FPL) is published.
Interior has proposed the projects and programs listed below:
Recovery and Restoration of Deep-water Coral Habitats in the Gulf of Mexico
Gulf Coastal Habitat Restoration Program
Abandoned Oil and Gas Well Plugging and Site Reclamation
Strategic Conservation Assessment of Gulf Coast Landscapes
Adaptive Management and Technical Assistance in Support of Gulf Coast Ecosystem and Economic Recovery
More information about the Funded Priorities List process and proposals is available at the Council's website:www.restorethegulf.gov.