The Florida Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Trustee Implementation Group has approved its Final Restoration Plan 2 and Environmental Assessment.
The Plan includes 18 selected projects that address five natural resource restoration types: Habitat Projects on Federally Managed Lands, Sea Turtles, Marine Mammals, Birds and Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities.
The plan includes 5 projects within Escambia County totaling $15.1 million:
The final Restoration Plan 2 and Environmental Assessment plan is consistent with the Trustees’ Programmatic Restoration Plan and proposes projects for restoring natural resources and services injured or lost in Florida as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. For more information on additional projects funded through Deepwater Horizon Oil spill settlement, visit the County’s RESTORE page.
The entire Final Restoration Plan 2 and Environmental Assessment can be viewed here.