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Grants and Interagency Agreements Awarded Under the Council-Selected Restoration Component

Under the Council-Selected Restoration Component, commonly referred to as "Bucket 2", the RESTORE Council as awarded grants and interagency agreements in each of the Gulf Coast states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, as well as Gulf-wide projects and programs, which are those projects or programs in two are more of these states.

ALABAMA

Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (Planning)

Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Award amount: $358,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  IAACP17EP0028
Watershed: Mobile Bay

FLORIDA

Apalachicola Bay Oyster Restoration (Implementation)

Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Award amount: $4,680,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17FL0039
Watershed: Apalachicola Bay

Apalachicola Bay Oyster Restoration (Implementation) Project Page  

Apalachicola Watershed Agriculture Water Quality Improvements (Implementation)

Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Award amount: $2,219,856.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17FL008
Watershed: Apalachicola Bay     

Bayou Chico Contaminated Sediment Removal - Planning, Design, and Permitting (Planning)

Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Award amount: $356,850.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17FL0018
Watershed: Pensacola Bay 

Beach Haven - Joint Stormwater & Wastewater Improvement Project - Phase II (Implementation)

Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Award amount: $5,967,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17FL0026
Watershed: Pensacola Bay 

Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay (Implementation)

Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Award amount: $856,430.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP18FL0047
Watershed: Tampa Bay 

Pensacola Bay Living Shoreline - Phase 1 (Planning)

Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Award amount: $231,314.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17FL0040
Watershed: Pensacola Bay   

Suwannee River Partnership Irrigation Water Enhancement Program (Implementation)

Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Award amount: $2,884,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17FL0015
Watershed: Suwannee

Tampa Bay National Estuary Program (Implementation)

Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Award amount: $1,544,960.00
Federal Award ID Number:  IAACP18EP0017
Watershed: Tampa Bay

Tate's Hell Strategy 1 (Planning & Implementation)

Organization: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Award amount: $7,000,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  IAACP17DA0041
Watershed: Apalachicola Bay

LOUISIANA

Bayou Dularge Ridge, Marsh & Hydrologic Restoration (Planning)

Organization: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service
Award amount:  $5,162,084.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP17DI0007
Watershed: Mississippi River Delta

Biloxi Marsh Living Shoreline (Planning)

Organization: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana
Award amount: $3,220,460.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17LA0025
Watershed: Mississippi River Delta 

Golden Triangle Marsh Creation (Planning)

Organization: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana
Award amount: $4,347,733.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17LA0013
Watershed: Mississippi River Delta

Lowermost Mississippi River Management Program (Planning)

Organization: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana
Award amount:  $9,300,000.00
Federal Award ID Number: GNTCP18LA0035
Watershed: Mississippi River Delta

Mississippi River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp (Planning)

Organization: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana
Award amount:  $14,190,000.00
Federal Award ID Number: GNTCP17LA0044
Watershed: Mississippi River Delta

West Grand Terre Beach Nourishment and Stabilization (Planning)

Organization: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana
Award amount: $7,259,216.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP16LA0024
Watershed: Mississippi River Delta

MISSISSIPPI

Enhancing Opportunities for Beneficial Use (BU) of Dredge Sediments in the Mississippi Sound (Planning)

Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Award amount: $2,178,847.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP16MS0022
Watershed: Mississippi Sound

Sea Grant Education and Outreach (Planning & Implementation)

Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Award amount: $750,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP16MS0020
Watershed: Mississippi Sound 

TEXAS

Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor (Implementation)

Organization: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Award amount: $4,378,500.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17TX0010
Watershed: Laguna Madre 

Bayou Greenways (Planning & Implementation)

Organization: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Award amount: $7,109,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP18TX0011
Watershed: Galveston Bay 

Matagorda Bay System Priority Landscape Conservation (Implementation)

Organization: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Award amount: $6,012,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP17TX0009
Watershed: Matagorda Bay 

Plug Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells (Implementation)

Organization: U.S. Department of the Interios/Southeast Regional Office
Award amount: $1,317,567.00
Interagency Agreement Number:  IAAACP18DI0003
Watershed: Laguna Madre 

Texas Beneficial Use/Marsh Restoration

Organization: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Award amount: $968,000.00
Federal Award ID Number:  GNTCP18TX0012
Watershed: Galveston Bay 

GULF-WIDE

Baseline Flow, Gage Analysis & On-Line tool to Support Restoration 

Organization: U.S. Department of the Interior/U.S. Geological Survey
Award amount:  $5,500,000.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP17DI0001

Council Monitoring and Assessment Program

Organization #1: U.S. Department of the Interior/U.S. Geological Survey
Award amount:  $1,175,000.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP17DI0006

Organization #2: U.S. Department of the Commerce/NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
Award amount:  $1,700,000.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP17DI0038

Gulf Coast Conservation Reserve Program (GCCRP) (Planning and Implementation)- Alabama

Organization: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service (Alabama office)
Award amount:  $1,500,000.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP18DA0014

Gulf Coast Conservation Reserve Program (GCCRP) (Planning and Implementation)- Mississippi

Organization: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service (Mississippi office)
Award amount:  $1,500,000.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP18DA0016

Gulf of Mexico Estuary Program (GMEP) (Planning)

Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Award amount:  $2,200,000.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP18EP0027

Gulf of Mexico Habitat Restoration via Conservation Corps Partnership (Bureau of Indian Affairs) 

Organization: U.S. Department of Commerce/NOAA Restoration Center
Award amount:  $7,500,000.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP17DC0030

Gulf of Mexico Habitat Restoration via Conservation Corps Partnerships / Youth Conservation Corps

Organization: U.S. Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs
Award amount:  $500,000.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP16DI0002

Strategic Conservation Assessment of Gulf Coast Landscapes

Organization: U.S. Department of the Interior/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Award amount:  $1,842,583.00
Interagency Agreement Number: IAACP17DI0005