New Gulf Restoration Efforts, Post-Deepwater Horizon Spill

New Gulf Restoration Efforts, Post-Deepwater Horizon Spill GALVESTON, Texas – Almost a decade after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, government agencies are still spending millions of dollars to restore the Gulf Of Mexico. The Open Ocean Trustee Implementation Group is planning to spend about $130 million over the next seven years to study, restore and manage deep-sea habitat, including coral communities in the Gulf. Sandra Brooke – a deep-sea coral scientist, and a member of the associate research faculty with the Coastal and Marine Laboratory at Florida State University – says the project aims to restore damaged habitat for fish, sea turtles and other inhabitants of the ocean's middle and lower depths. ...(Read More)
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