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2011-07-21 14:14:00

Bill dedicates oil spill fines to restore Gulf communities, economies & ecosystems WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of organizations supporting Gulf restoration celebrated news today that a bipartisan coalition of Gulf senators is cosponsoring the RESTORE Gulf Coast States Act.

2010-10-05 16:10:00

Groups say task force, BP fine money necessary to expedite La. wetlands restoration projects WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-09-28 14:14:00

Obama, Congress must agree on how much BP fine money is dedicated to restoration fund WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-21 10:30:00

President and CEO Vikki Spruill and staff announce Commitment on stage with the former President at this year's Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-08-18 07:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 4 months after the explosion that caused the BP oil disaster, the Gulf Coast Fund (http://www.gulfcoastfund.org), a community-led philanthropy in the Gulf South, reports that a dangerous amount of oil and dispersant remains in the Gulf of Mexico.

2010-06-10 08:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The BP oil disaster, hurricanes and wetlands loss threaten a net value of $330 billion to $1.3 trillion in natural system goods and services, according to the first study of the Mississippi River Delta as a capital asset.

2010-05-28 15:45:00

Expedited Funds, Authorizations Will Help Reduce Impacts of Nation's Largest Oil Disaster WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Louisiana's beleaguered wetlands soon may receive initial assistance thanks to two amendments that the Senate approved late last night when it passed the Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010.

2010-05-27 13:01:00

Brown Pelicans and Other Species on the Brink as Oil Inundates Coastal Refuges WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962, brown pelicans and other birds were among those in danger of extinction from the effects of pesticides like DDT.


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