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8 Projects to Make Gulf Recreation Better Since Deepwater Horizon

When an oil spill or other pollutant keeps people from enjoying a natural area, it’s up to agencies like NOAA, acting as public trustees of affected areas, to determine the impact of pollution on public recreation. It’s part of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment process which helps reach settlements with responsible parties to fund restoration. 

Last updated Tuesday, January 3, 2023 3:14pm PST