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TPWD News Release — Oct. 8, 2018

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Texas Trustees to Hold Annual Public Meeting Oct. 15

GALVESTON- The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resources Damage (NRDA) Trustee Texas Implementation Group (TIG) will hold a public meeting Oct. 15 on the Texas A&M University campus in Galveston.

The TIG will provide an update on the work accomplished since the historic settlement with BP. The presentation will highlight ongoing restoration projects and address plans for future efforts. In addition, an open house will be hosted prior to the meeting. The open house is meant to offer the public an opportunity to discuss with agency staff restoration projects for the natural resources impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The meeting will open with a brief presentation about the basics of the NRDA process followed by information describing future opportunities for public engagement in our restoration activities. The TIG will also highlight a few restorations projects already underway. Following the formal presentation there will be an opportunity for the public to provide feedback.

Details regarding the public meeting are below. All presentations will be posted on online after the meeting at http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/restoration-areas/texas.

Date

October 15, 2018

Time

Open House – 6:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Meeting – 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Location

Texas A&M University, Classroom Lab Building Auditorium
200 Seawolf Parkway
Galveston, Texas 77553

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to contact Nanciann Regalado at nanciann_regalado@fws.gov by October 10, 2018.

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