Program in Natural Resources Systems

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality:

The Deepwater Horizon Spill, the Restore Program, and the Aftermath of Harvey

October 19, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.
Conference Center

Commissioner Toby Baker and Stephen Tatum, Chief Counsel

Topics covered:
  • The Deepwater Horizon oil spill and litigation
  • The resulting funding streams from the spill:
    • Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies (RESTORE Act)
    • Natural Resource Damage Assessment
    • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s response to Hurricane Harvey


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