Utilization of Dredge Material for Marsh Restoration in Coastal Mississippi – Phase II


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Mississippi

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2017

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Shorelines

Project Description

Utilize dredge material in the sustainable restoration and creation of marsh habitat to enhance ecosystem function and integrity of priority bays and estuaries of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, United State Army Corps of Engineers

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 757
Project Name: Utilization of Dredge Material for Marsh Restoration in Coastal Mississippi – Phase II
SourceUID: 57745
Latitude: 30.27720915
Longitude: -89.00222904
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County: Hancock County
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s): Shorelines
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2024
Implementing Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Chris Wells
Point of Contact – Phone: cwells@mdeq.ms.gov
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, United State Army Corps of Engineers

Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/ms-BU-II-17.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 350
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 23624000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 23624000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2017
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C