Posted July 8, 2015 3:11 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Top 19 restoration projects as published by the Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast. (See interactive map)

Today’s Agreement on Settlement Dollars Puts Gulf on Road to Recovery

Top 19 restoration projects as published by the Louisiana’s Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast. (See interactive map)
Vanishing Paradise
Vanishing Paradise

New Orleans, LA -(AmmoLand.com)- BP, the U.S. Justice Department, and the five Gulf states made public the terms of a settlement agreement regarding the company’s role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

BP will pay $18.7 billion in penalties and damages for its role in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. Steve Bender, director of Vanishing Paradise – a national coalition of more than 800 sportsman and outdoors groups, organizations and businesses working on Gulf Coast and Mississippi River Delta restoration – released the following statement in response:

“Today‘s settlement moves the wildlife and habitat of the Gulf Coast forward on the road to recovery. It’s time to look ahead to the future and work toward getting real, on-the-ground restoration projects done.”

Steve Bender, director of Vanishing Paradise – a national coalition of more than 800 sportsman and outdoors groups, organizations and businesses working on Gulf Coast and Mississippi River Delta restoration – released the following statement in response:

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Source:: AmmoLand

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