AGENCY: Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council.
ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.
SUMMARY: In accordance with the Resources and Ecosystems
Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the
Gulf States Act (RESTORE Act or Act), the Gulf Coast Ecosystem
Restoration Council (Council) announces the availability of the Draft
2017 Funded Priorities List: Comprehensive Commitment and Planning
Support (draft CPS FPL). In the draft CPS FPL, the Council proposes to
provide its members with funding to enhance collaboration,
coordination, public engagement and use of best available science
needed to make efficient use of Gulf restoration funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
These awards will support the Council's commitment to a coordinated
approach to ecosystem restoration, as called for in the Comprehensive
Plan Update 2016: Restoring the Gulf Coast's Ecosystem and Economy. The
draft CPS FPL is now available for public and Tribal review and comment
DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive your written comments
on the draft CPS FPL by 11:59 p.m. MT August 14, 2017.
Two informational webinars will be conducted:
You may register for these webinars in advance. Once registered, a
link to access the webinar will be sent to the email address provided
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the draft CPS FPL by one of the
Electronic Web site Submission: Through the following Web
Email: Submit electronic public comments by email to:
Mail/Commercial Delivery: You may also mail comments to:
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, Attention: Draft FPL
Comments, Hale Boggs Federal Building, 500 Poydras Street, Suite 1117,
New Orleans, LA 70130.
In general, the Council will make such comments available for
public inspection and copying on its Web site, www.restorethegulf.gov
without change, including any business or personal information
provided, such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone
numbers. All comments received, including attachments and other
supporting materials, will be part of the public record and subject to
public disclosure. You should only submit information you wish to make
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please send questions by email to
RestoreCouncil@restorethegulf.gov, or contact Keala J. Hughes at (504)