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LA TIG Restoration Plan #5: Living Coastal and Marine Resources (LCMR) – Marine Mammals and Oysters

Implementing Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; State of Louisiana

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$606,143

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA

Details

Project Category

Other

Project Actions

Planning

Targeted Resources

Marine Mammals

Project Description

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.

Contact

Mel Landry
(225) 778-7380
mel.landry@noaa.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

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/

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