On Wednesday, December 9 at 10:00 a.m. CT, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will meet to vote on the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) and the Spill Impact Component Rule pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). An open house will begin at 9:00 a.m. CT. The public is invited to attend the open house and meeting.
The meeting will take place at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, Mississippi. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Chair of the Council, will preside over the meeting, and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant will be in attendance as a Council member and host of the meeting. Council representatives from the other Gulf States and participating federal agencies will be in attendance.
Below, find meeting materials:
Initial Funded Priorities List
Draft FPL as published on Aug. 13, 2015 [PDF 277pp. 15.6Mb]
Public comments received: on Aug. 13, 2015, the Council released the Draft Initial Funded Priorities List for 45 days of public comment. The attached PDF files reflect the comments submitted to the Council by the public.
- Comments received [ZIP 275Mb]
Spill Impact Component Rule
Draft Spill Impact Component Rule as published on Sept. 29, 2015 [PDF 21pp. 510Kb]
Public comments received: on Sept. 29, 2015, the Council released the Draft Spill Impact Component Rule for 30 days of public comment. The attached PDF files reflect the comments submitted to the Council by the public.
- Comments received [PDF 74pp. 1.9Mb]
Spill Impact Component Rule Response to Public Comments document [PDF 8pp. 356Kb]
Spill Impact Component Rule to be voted on at the December 9 meeting [PDF 21pp. 510Kb]
Additional translated materials will be available on this site shortly. Advance registration for the meeting is not required, but appreciated. To confirm your attendance, email RestoreCouncil@restorethegulf.gov.