Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Photo retrieved from NOAA of oyster restoration project after Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Restoration Projects Continue In Florida

Fossil fuels have damaged our world and continue to do so. None represents the impact more than the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, after which federal and state agencies came together to form the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council. The Trustees studied the effects of the … [continued]

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Aftermath To Fund Louisiana’s 3 Large-Scale Coastal Projects

Just recently, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced that the state is starting three large-scale coastal restoration projects. The projects will restore over 2,900 acres of beach, dune, marsh, and ridge in Southeast Louisiana. Edwards announces three large-scale coastal restoration projects via @Baton Rouge Business Report — Rachel Haney … [continued]

Congress’s Chance to Protect Our Coasts

Courtesy of NRDC. By Valerie Cleland, Lauren Kubiak Congress holds hearings this week on offshore drilling in both the House and the Senate. Offshore oil and gas leasing poses a threat to our coastal economies and the health of our ocean. Citizens, local communities, and elected officials from both parties recognize this danger and … [continued]