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A Comprehensive Restoration Plan for the Gulf of Mexico

Construction site of restoration work

The Trustees have reached a settlement with BP to resolve BP’s liability for natural resource injuries from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Under this settlement, BP will pay up to $8.8 billion for restoration.

Based on our thorough assessment of impacts to the Gulf’s natural resources, we selected the comprehensive, integrated ecosystem restoration approach for restoration implementation. This approach is outlined in the comprehensive restoration plan, which will allocate funds from the settlement for restoration over the next 15 years.

The plan, and information on the settlement with BP (called the Consent Decree), can be found below.

Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)


Public Comments


Additional Information on the Plan


Additional Information on the Consent Decree

 

 

 

 

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