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FPL 3 Amendments

The Council approves Council-Selected Restoration Component, commonly referred to as "Bucket 2", projects and programs for funding in what is called Funded Priorities List (FPL). The Council periodically amends FPLs to approve additional funding for projects and programs contained therein. The FPL amendment process includes an opportunity for public comment and culminates with a Council vote. Following are proposed and approved FPL 3 amendments, along with links to associated documentation.

Amendment: FPL 3a River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp (Implementation) - March 29, 2023

On March 29, 2023, the Council amended Funded Priorities List 3a to approve $130,000,000 in implementation funding for the River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project.

Resources: FPL Amendment Summary and environmental compliance documentation

Amendment: FPL 3b Texas Land Acquisition Program - September 14, 2022

On September 14, 2022, the Council amended Funded Priorities List 3b to expand the geographic boundary for the Texas Land Acquisition Program for Coastal Conservation in Texas. This amendment did not include approval of additional funding for the land acquisition program. 

Resource: FPL 3b Texas Land Acquitistion Program Amendment