Coastal Restoration Funding for Texas from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

What’s New:

RESTORE Application Submissions Are No Longer Being Accepted

The deadline for submitting RESTORE applications was Wednesday, April 20th at 5pm.

Commissioner Baker Testifies at House Natural Resources Committee Hearing

View Commissioner Baker’s presentation.

Commissioner Baker’s Editorial on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, “From Destruction, Restoration”

View the editorial

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) approved the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) and the Spill Impact Component Rule

Funded Priorities List (FPL) (Bucket 2)

An FPL was adopted by the Council to implement Bucket 2 (Council-Selected) of the federal RESTORE Act. The Council-approved FPL includes environmental projects and activities directly benefiting the state of Texas. See specific information on all the selected projects.

Spill Impact Component Rule (Bucket 3)

The Council also adopted the final rule to implement Bucket 3 (Spill Impact) of the RESTORE Act. The rule was posted for public comment through October 2015. View the final rule.