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Draft 2017 Funded Priorities List

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) announces the availability of the Draft 2017 Funded Priorities List: Comprehensive Commitment and Planning Support (draft CPS FPL) in accordance with the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf States Act (RESTORE Act). In the draft CPS FPL, the Council proposes to provide its members with funding to enhance collaboration, coordination, public engagement and use of best available science needed to make efficient use of Gulf restoration funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. These awards will support the Council’s commitment to a coordinated approach to ecosystem restoration, as called for in the Comprehensive Plan Update 2016: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy.The draft CPS FPL is now available for public and Tribal review and comment below.

Draft 2017 Funded Priorities List: Comprehensive Commitment and Planning Support (draft CPS FPL)
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Draft 2017 Funded Priorities List: Comprehensive Commitment and Planning Support Fact Sheet
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DATES:   To ensure consideration, we must receive your written comments on the 2017 Draft Funded Priorities List: Comprehensive Commitment and Planning Support by 11:59pm MT August 14, 2017.

MEETING NOTICES: Two informational webinars will be conducted. You may register for these webinars in advance. Once registered, a link to access the webinar will be sent to the email address provided during registration.

    • Every question or comment you type will be considered as a public comment and will be part of the public record. This includes your name, e-mail, and any other information you provide.

    • Attendees will not have the ability to ask questions orally.

    • Other attendees will not be able to view your comments during the webinar.

    • Council staff will read and respond to clarifying questions related to issues such as to how to provide formal comment or next steps during this webinar. When answering these questions, Council staff will not identify the participant asking the question(s).

    • Council staff will provide written responses to all questions as part of the response to public comments.

 

HOW TO COMMENT: You may submit public comments on the 2017 Draft Funded Priorities List: Comprehensive Commitment and Planning Support by one of the following methods:

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Attention: Draft FPL Comments

Hale Boggs Federal Building

500 Poydras Street, Suite 1117

New Orleans, LA 70130 

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Please send questions by email to RestoreCouncil@restorethegulf.gov, or contact Keala J. Hughes at (504) 717-7235.