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Deepwater Horizon

Latest Updates

Below are updates to Natural Resource Damage Assessment, RESTORE Act, and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund restoration activities in Florida.

 

Florida Trustee Implementation Group Holding Annual Public Meeting at November 14 Restoration Summit

The Florida Trustee Implementation Group will hold its annual public meeting on November 14, 2019 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Fort Walton Beach as part of the Florida Deepwater Horizon Restoration Summit.

Settlement

In addition to the April 4, 2016, BP consent decree, BP and several other parties have entered settlements resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. These settlements include civil and criminal claims.

Natural Resource Damage Assessment

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) is the legal process authorized under the Oil Pollution Act that authorizes certain federal agencies, states and tribes to evaluate the impacts of oil spills on natural resources. After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, federal and state agencies came together to form the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council (Trustee).

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