Meeting Archive:
Next Steps for Increased Funding for Coastal Restoration

Meeting Description:

Audience: Businesses and business associations wanting an update on the RESTORE Act, Deepwater Horizon settlement and the Gulf Council. 

What: Get the latest on the process and timing on the RESTORE Act, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, the Deepwater Horizon trial, and key legislative developments in the state of Louisiana.  What can you expect and when?  What are the opportunities for businesses to get involved in the process?

When and what can we expect the Council’s plan and from the Deepwater Horizon settlement funds being administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation?  We will provide guidance and recommendations for what advocates for coastal restoration are looking for from the Council moving forward.  Please join us for 15-20 minutes of presentation, followed by discussion.

Date: Fri, May 3, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Host(s): Coast Builders Coalition and the Campaign to Restore the Mississippi River Delta
 Presenter Information
Elizabeth Weiner
Senior Policy Manager, Mississippi River Delta Program
Environmental Defense Fund
(formerly Legislative Assistant for water resources policy for Senator Mary Landrieu)