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Appendix D: Other Funding Programs
Pages 66-70

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From page 66...
... DWH Research Consortium universities and their community partners: University of Florida; Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans; Tulane University; and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston NRDA (National Resource Damage Assessment) BP $1 billion voluntarily being paid (currently in progress)
From page 67...
... Allocation among program hydrocarbon production and transportation areas and approaches were not specified Fund wetlands restoration and conservation projects located in states bordering the Gulf of Mexico or otherwise designated to benefit migratory bird species and other wildlife and habitat affected by the oil spill Remedy harm and eliminate or reduce the risk of future harm to $1.272 billion for barrier island and river diversion projects in LA; $356 million for Gulf Coast natural resources that were adversely affected by the natural resource projects in each of AL, FL, and MS; $203 million for projects in TX DWH explosion and oil spill Create community–university partnerships to examine the longterm impact from the oil spill on the health of Gulf Coast residents and communities. This NIEHS research initiative and other related programs help communities and institutions in the Gulf and around the country understand how to be prepared for disasters and limit negative health effects related to disasters Restore natural resources impacted by the spill to the condition NOAA and the Department of the Interior (DOI)
From page 68...
... p. 20: A hawksbill sea turtle swims past a diver in Flower Gardens National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.
From page 70...
... Legal settlements with the companies held responsible led the federal government to ask the National Academy of Sciences to form and administer a 30-year program to enhance oil system safety, human health, and environmental resources in the Gulf of Mexico and other U.S. continental shelf areas where offshore oil and gas exploration and production occur or are under consideration.

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