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Florida Governor Scott Announces $58 Million in Early Restoration Projects for Florida Communities

WJHG – Scott said, “We’re committed to restoring the environment and economy that families have relied upon in the Gulf for generations. These $58 million in Florida projects represent a critical step forward in recovering from the natural resource and recreational losses that resulted from the BP oil spill. We will continue to work with our state, federal and local partners toward solutions that ensure impacted areas are revitalized for families.” List of projects here

Gulf fishery council to meet in Gulfport, Miss Oct. 29-Nov. 1

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet Oct. 29-Nov. 1 in Gulfport.

Topics include restoration projects, electronic reporting requirements by for-hire vessels, shrimp, red snapper, gray triggerfish and gag grouper.

People who can’t get to Gulfport can watch public hearings online at http://www.youtube.com/user/gulfcouncil. Comments can be submitted online at the council website, http://gulfcouncil.org/

Online:

Comment submission:

http://gulfcouncil.org/fishery_management_plans/scoping-thru-implementation.php.