LA TIG Restoration Plan #5: Living Coastal and Marine Resources (LCMR) – Marine Mammals and Oysters
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; State of Louisiana
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA
This project will support restoration planning for the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) to carry out the restoration goals identified in the Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PDARP/PEIS), and specifically, for the LA TIG to conduct restoration planning to evaluate projects that would to restore for injury to marine mammals and oysters caused by the the DWH oil spill. These funds will be used to develop, draft, and finalize a restoration plan and the environmental impact analyses as required by Oil Pollution Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and the Trustees' PDARP/PEIS. Restoration activities may include increasing capacity for marine mammal stranding response; oyster cultch plant, brood reefs, and/or artificial reefs; and hatchery-based oyster restoration.
For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and the status of projects, see https://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/