Is BP spill damage to wildlife being repaired? New programs aim to find out

Jul 3, 2023

Is the more than $8 billion being spent on restoring damage caused by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill succeeding in rebuilding wetlands, restoring coastal bird and sea turtle nests, and improving conditions for fisheries? The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group, including representatives of the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and a variety of federal agencies, worked for more than a year with a team led by scientists with the Baton Rouge-based The Water Institute of the Gulf to fine-tune the monitoring of restoration efforts that began soon after the spill. More here.