Administrative Record2018-05-09T15:42:48+00:00

Deepwater Horizon (MC 252) Administrative Record Index

  1. Case File Index
    1. Index of AR Contents
  2. Case Administration, Laws and Regulations
    1. Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq)
    2. Louisiana Oil Spill Prevention & Response Act (La. R.S. §§ 30:2451-2496) (2010))
    3. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. § 4321 et seq)
    4. Endangered Species Act (ESA) (16 U.S.C. § 1531 et seq)
    5. Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation Act of 1996
    6. OPA Regulations (15 C.F.R. Part 990)
    7. OSPRA Regulations (La. Admin. Code Title 43 Part XXIX)
    8. NEPA Regulations (40 C.F.R. § 1500)
    9. National Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Contingency Plan, 40 C.F.R. Part 300, Subpart G
    10. Designation of Federal Trustees (40 C.F.R. § 300.600)
    11. Designation of State Trustees
      1. Letter from Louisiana Governor, Bobby Jindal, designating Natural Resource Trustees (5/20/10)
        1. Letter from Louisiana Governor updating designation of Natural Resource Trustees (4/1/14) )
        2. Designation of Louisiana's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (8/27/15)
        3. Letter from Louisiana Governor updating designation of Natural Resource Trustees (2/24/16)
      2. Letter from Florida Governor designating Natural Resource Trustees (12/15/10)
        1. Letter from Florida Governor updating designation of Natural Resource Trustees (8/29/11)
    12. Designation of Responsible Parties
      1. USCG Letter to BP designating as Responsible Party (4/28/10)
      2. USCG Letter to Transocean designating as Responsible Party (4/28/10)
    13. Trustee Council Memorandum of Understanding (6/22/11)
      1. Amendment One to Trustee Council Memorandum of Understanding (8/15/11)
      2. Designation/Reaffirmation of Florida's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (8/30/11)
        1. Revised Designation/Reaffirmation of Florida's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representation (8/30/13)
      3. Designation/Reaffirmation of Alabama's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (9/14/11)
      4. Designation/Reaffirmation of Texas's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (6/17/11)
        1. Re-Designation/Reaffirmation of Texas' Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (9/14/11)
      5. Designation/Reaffirmation of NOAA's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (9/23/11)
        1. Revised Designation/Reaffirmation of NOAA's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (9/14/12)
      6. Designation/Reaffirmation of DOI's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (9/29/11)
      7. Designation/Reaffirmation of Mississippi's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (10/17/11)
      8. Designation/Reaffirmation of Louisiana’s Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (10/21/11)
      9. Revised Designation/Reaffirmation of Louisiana's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (04/01/14)
        1. Revised Designation/Reaffirmation of Louisiana's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (01/26/16)
  3. Pre-Settlement Agreements/Memorandums of Understanding
    1. General
      1. Trustee Council Memorandum of Understanding (6/22/11) (also located at 2.13)
        1. Amendment One to Trustee Council Memorandum of Understanding (8/15/11) (also located at 2.13.1)
        2. Designation/Reaffirmation of Florida's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (8/30/11) (also located at 2.13.2)
          1. Revised Designation/Reaffirmation of Florida's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (8/30/13) (also located at 2.13.2.1)
        3. Designation/Reaffirmation of Alabama's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (9/14/11) (also located at 2.13.3)
        4. Designation/Reaffirmation of Texas’ Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (6/17/11) (also located at 2.13.4)
          1. Re-Designation/Reaffirmation of Texas' Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (9/14/11) (also located at 2.13.4.1)
        5. Designation/Reaffirmation of NOAA’s Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (9/23/11) (also located at 2.13.5)
          1. Revised Designation/Reaffirmation of NOAA's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (9/14/12) (also located at 2.13.5.1)
        6. Designation/Reaffirmation of DOI’s Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (9/29/11) (also located at 2.13.6)
        7. Designation/Reaffirmation of Mississippi’s Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (10/17/11) (also located at 2.13.7)
        8. Designation/Reaffirmation of Louisiana’s Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representatives (10/21/11) (also located at 2.13.8)
          1. Revised Designation/Reaffirmation of Louisiana's Trustee Council and Executive Committee Representative (4/1/14)
    2. Assessment
      1. Stipulation between the United States, Federal Trustees, State Trustees and BP Exploration & Production Regarding use of Columbia Analytical Services (CAS) as a Concurrent Lab (1/8/13)
      2. Stipulation between the U.S., Federal Trustees, State Trustees and BP Exploration & Production Regarding the Gulf Of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI) (1/8/13)
      3. Stipulation between the US, Federal Trustees, State Trustees and BP Exploration & Production Regarding the Use of the CFI Ichthyoplankton Lab as a Concurrent Facility and Designation of Dr. Malinda M. Sutor, Dr. Marck C. Benfield and Talat W. Faroogi as Concurrent Experts (1/8/13)
    3. Restoration
      1. Emergency
        1. Trustee Council Resolution 2010-1 pertaining to Proposed Emergency Restoration (Louisiana abstained, but does not reject the proposed projects) (9/29/10)
        2. Emergency Restoration Implementation Agreement for the MC 252 Oil Spill (4/20/11)
      2. Early
        1. Framework Agreement for Early Restoration Addressing Injuries Resulting from the DWHOS (4/20/11)
          1. Notice of Filing Framework Agreement (5/2/11)
          2. Alabama AG's Concurrence to Framework Agreement (5/17/11)
          3. Florida AG's Concurrence to Framework Agreement (5/17/11)
          4. Texas AG's Concurrence to Framework Agreement (5/18/11)
          5. Louisiana AG's Concurrence to Framework Agreement (5/23/11)
          6. Mississippi AG's Concurrence to Framework Agreement (5/31/11)
      3. DWH NRDA: Agreement Among Trustees for Allocation of Funds Under Framework Agreement with BP dated April 20, 2011 for Early Restoration (4/20/11)
  4. Pre-Settlement Legal Notices
    1. Restoration Planning - Federal
      1. Federal Register-Notice of Intent to Conduct Restoration Planning and Determination of Jurisdiction (Federal Trustees); 75 Fed. Reg. 60,800 (10/01/10)
      2. Federal Register-Notice of Intent to Begin Restoration Scoping and Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; 76 Fed. Reg. 9,327 (2/17/11)
      3. Federal Register-Notice of Intent; NOAA proposal of Future Early Restoration Projects and Environmental Review; 78 Fed. Reg. 26,319 (5/6/13)
      4. Federal Register-Notice of Intent to Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for a Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Early restoration Project Types, and to Conduct Scoping Meetings; 78 Fed. Reg. 107 (6/4/13)
    2. Restoration Planning - State
      1. Louisiana Register-Notice of Intent to Conduct Restoration Planning (Louisiana Trustees); Vol. 36 La. Register 2,441 (10/20/10)
      2. Lake Charles American Press-Notice of Intent to Conduct Restoration Planning (Louisiana Trustees); 10/22/10
      3. Times Picayune-Notice of Intent to Conduct Restoration Planning (Louisiana Trustees); 10/22/10
    3. Early Restoration
      1. Phase I Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Review
        1. Federal Register-Phase I Draft Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review Notice; 76 Fed. Reg. 78,016 (12/15/11)
          1. Federal Register-Phase I DERP Notice Correction; 77 Fed. Reg. 7,174 (2/10/12)
        2. Louisiana Register-Phase I Draft Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment; Vol. 37 La. Register 3,711 (12/2011)
        3. Federal Register-Phase I Final Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment; 77 Fed. Reg. 23,741 (4/20/12)
        4. Louisiana Register-Phase I Final Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment; Vol. 38 La. Register 1,332 (5/18/12)
      2. Phase II Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment
        1. Louisiana Register-Phase II Draft Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review; Vol. 38 La. Register 2,670 (10/19/12)
          1. Louisiana Register-Phase II DERP Correction Notice; Vol. 28 La. Register 3,040 (11/20/12)
        2. Federal Register-Phase II Draft Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review; 77 Fed. Reg. 66,626 (11/6/12)
        3. Louisiana Register-Phase II Final Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review; Vol. 39 La. Register 226 (1/18/13)
        4. Federal Register-Phase II Final Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review; 78 Fed. Reg. 8,184 (2/5/13)
      3. Programmatic & Phase III Early Restoration Plan & Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
        1. Federal Register-Draft Programmatic & Phase III Early Restoration Plan & Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement 78 Fed. Reg. 73,555 (12/6/13)
          1. Draft Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; extension of public comment period; 79 Fed. Reg. 3,220 (1/17/14)
        2. Louisiana Register-Draft Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. 39 La. Register 3,181 (11/20/13)
        3. Louisiana Register-Draft Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. 39 La. Register 3,409 (12/20/13)
          1. Draft Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Amendment Notice; Vol. 40 La. Register 193 (1/20/14)
        4. Federal Register-Final Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; 79 Fed. Reg. 32,570 (06/05/14)
          1. Federal Register-Final Programmatic and Phase III ERP and Draft ER PEIS Withdrawal; 79 Fed. Reg. 34,342 (06/16/14)
        5. Louisiana Register-Final Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. 40 La. Register 1,040 (05/20/14)
        6. Federal Register-Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; 79 Fed. Reg. 32,368 (06/26/14)
        7. Louisiana Register-Final Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; Vol. 40 La. Register 1,441 (07/18/14)
      4. Phase IV Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment
        1. Federal Register - Draft Phase IV Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment Notice of Availability 80 FR 29019 (5/20/15)
          1. Federal Register - Draft Phase IV Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment - Public Comment Extension 80 FR 35393 (6/19/15)
        2. Federal Register - Final Phase IV Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment Notice of Availability 80 FR 57384 (9/23/15)
        3. Louisiana Register - Phase IV Final Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Notice of Availability; Vol. 41 La. Register 2049 (9/20/15)
      5. Phase V Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment
        1. Federal Register - Draft Phase V Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment Notice of Availability 80 FR 75126 (12/1/15)
        2. Louisiana Register - Draft Phase V Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Notice of Availability; Vol. 41 La. Register 2500 (11/20/15)
        3. Federal Register - Final Phase V Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment Notice of Availability 81 FR 6291 (2/5/16)
        4. Louisiana Register - Final Phase V Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment Notice of Availability ; Vol. 42 La. Register 167 (1/20/16)
  5. Pre-Settlement Correspondence
    1. General Assessment Correspondence
      1. Letter on behalf of BP Exploration and Petroleum Inc. committing to initial advance of NRDA funds to Federal and State Trustees (5/28/10)
      2. Letter from BP (Martin) to Trustees' Counsel re: DWH-OPA NRD Preassessment and Assessment Activities (6/9/10)
      3. Letter on behalf of Minnesota Trustees responding to expression of Trust Interest in potential injuries to migratory birds (7/10/10)
        1. Reply Letter from DOI (Dohner) to Minnesota responding to expression of trust interest in potential injuries to migratory birds (10/1/10)
      4. Louisiana Trustees Letter to BP Exploration & Production, Inc, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Anadarko E&P Co, LP, MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC, Transocean Holdings LLC, Transocean Deepwater Inc, Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc and Triton Asset Leasing enclosing the Trustees Notice of Intent to Conduct Restoration Planning and Invitation to Participate in Natural Resource Damage Assessment (9/27/10)
        1. Reply Letter from MOEX/Anadarko Responding to Louisiana Trustees NOI to Conduct Restoration Planning and Invitation to Participate in NRDA (10/27/10)
      5. Joint Federal and State Trustees Letter to BP Exploration & Production, Inc., Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Anadarko E&P Co. LP, MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC, Transocean Holdings LLC, Transocean Deepwater Inc., Transocean Deepwater Drilling Inc. and Triton Asset Leasing enclosing the Trustees Notice of Intent to Conduct Restoration Planning and Invitation to Participate in Natural Resource Damage Assessment (9/27/10)
        1. Reply Letter from MOEX / Anadarko Responding to the Trustees NOI to Conduct Restoration Planning and Invitation to Participate in NRDA (10/27/10)
          1. Letter from Trustees to MOEX responding to 10/27/10 response to NOI (1/19/11)
        2. Reply Letter from BP (Israel) to NOAA (Plaisted) re: NOI to Conduct Restoration Planning for the DWHOS and Invitation to Participate in the NRDA (10/28/10)
        3. Reply Letter on Behalf of BP Exploration & Production Inc. commenting on MOEX/Anadarko Response to NOI to Conduct Restoration Planning & Invitation to Participate in NRDA (11/22/10)
        4. Reply NOAA Letter to Transocean re: its non-response to the NOI to Conduct Restoration Planning & Invitation to Participate in NRDA (1/19/11)
      6. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DWH Trustees re: Monthly Report on Joint NRD Activities for January 2011 (2/18/11)
        1. Reply Letter from Trustees (Dohner) to BP (Bullock) Responding to BP Monthly Report Letter dated 2/18/11 (3/7/11)
      7. Letter from BP (Ross) to DOI (Deal) re: Request for Wildlife Response Information (2/22/11)
      8. Letter from NOAA (Haddad) to BP (Bullock) re: 1) 2010 Review of Response and NRDA Data Collection and 2011 Data Collection and Analysis Activities and 2) Public Data Repository/Information Management System (2/22/11)
      9. Letter from DOI (Dohner) to BP (Bullock) Presenting Interim, Partial Claim for Natural Resource Damage Assessment Costs Pursuant to 33 U.S.C. § 2713 (2/25/11)
        1. Reply Letter from BP (Bullock) to DOI (Dohner) responding to Presentment of Interim, Partial Claim for NRDA Costs letter dated 2/25/11 (4/25/11)
        2. Response Letter from DOI (Dohner) to BP's Letter of 4/25/11 Transmitting Additional Details re: DOI's Interim, Partial Claim for NRDA Costs (7/5/11)
        3. Preliminary Reply from BP (Bullock) to DOI re: Interim Partial Claim (7/28/11)
        4. Follow-up Letter from BP (Bullock) to DOI re: BP Preliminary Response to DOI's Interim Partial Claim (9/28/11)
      10. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DOI (Dohner) re: the OSAT 2 report regarding fate and effects of remnant oil on beaches (3/17/11)
      11. Letter from BP (Bullock) to Trustees re: February 2011 Monthly Report on Joint NRD Activities (3/25/11)
      12. Letter from BP (Israel) to Trustees’ Attorneys re: NRDA data BP believes it is owed (4/8/11)
        1. Reply Letter from Trustees’ Attorneys to BP responding to Data Letter dated 4/8/11 (4/21/11)
      13. Letter from BP (Bullock) to Trustees re: March 2011 Monthly Report on Joint NRD Activities (4/27/11)
      14. Trustees Invitation (Baker) to BP (Bullock) to June 2011 Trustee Council Meeting (5/4/11)
      15. Letter from RP (Bullock) to Trustees Transmitting BP Monthly Report on Joint NRD Activities for April 2011 (6/8/11)
      16. Letter from BP (Bullock) to Trustees transmitting May 2011 Monthly Report on Joint NRDA Activities (7/20/11)
      17. Memorandum from NOAA to the Administrative Record providing an environmental review of NOAA's NRDA field activities and a determination of whether those activities should be categorically excluded from certain NEPA requirements (8/5/11)
      18. Letter from BP (Bullock) to Trustees transmitting June 2011Monthly Report for Joint NRDA Activities (8/23/11)
      19. Letter from BP (Bullock) to Trustees transmitting July-September 2011 Monthly Reports on Joint NRDA Activities (10/31/11)
      20. Letter from BP (Bullock) to Trustees transmitting October-November 2011 Monthly Reports on Joint NRD Activites (1/5/12)
      21. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DWH Trustees transmitting December 2011 Mothly Report for Joint NRDA Activities (1/23/12)
      22. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DOI (McClain) re: Advance Funding Request for QA/QC efforts (2/9/12)
      23. Letter from BP (Ross) to DOI (Deal) re: Pre-Spill Avian Data (2/27/12)
      24. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DWH Trustees transmitting January 2012 Mothly Report for Joint NRDA Activities (2/29/12)
      25. Letter from BP (Bullock) to NPFC (Hernandez) re: not funding certain DOI claims (3/2/12)
      26. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DWH Trustees transmitting February 2012 Mothly Report for Joint NRDA Activities (4/5/12)
      27. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DOI (McClain) re: Advance Funding (4/20/12)
      28. Letter from BP (Bullock) to NOAA (Haddad) re: Data Sharing Non-Chemistry QA/QC and Future Field Work (5/10/12)
      29. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DWH Trustees re: March 2012 Monthly Report for Joint NRDA Activities (5/21/12)
      30. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DWH Trustees re: April 2012 Monthly Report for Joint NRDA Activities (6/8/12)
      31. DOI's Second Interim Partial Claim for Assessment and Restoration Planning Costs for January - December 2013 (10/4/12)
      32. DOI's Third Interim, Partial Claim for Assessment and Restoration Planning Costs for January - December 2014 (10/18/13)
        1. Response Letter from BP to DOI (1/6/14)
    2. Resource Specific Correspondence
      1. Birds
        1. Letter from BP (Bullock) to DOI (Dohner) re: Use of Ultraviolet Light in Avian NRDA Field Studies (4/11/11)
          1. Response Letter from DOI (Masson) to BP (Bullock) (5/13/11)
    3. Restoration
      1. Emergency Restoration
        1. Letter from USFWS on behalf of Trustee Council presenting three Emergency Restoration Projects to BP, Anadarko/MOEX and Transocean/Triton entities for funding (Louisiana abstained, but does not reject the proposed projects) (10/14/10)
          1. Reply Letter from MOEX/Anadarko Responding to presentation of Emergency Restoration Projects for funding (10/27/10)
          2. Reply Letter from BP Responding to presentation of Emergency Restoration Projects for funding (11/4/10)
        2. Letter from Lead Trustee (Dohner) to BP (Bullock) presenting Trustee-approved Emergency sea turtle restoration activities for funding by BP (1/28/11)
          1. Letter from FOSC (Stroh) to Lead Trustee (Dohner) notifying Trustees of Approved Actions to Prevent Sea Turtle Injuries (2/7/11)
          2. Letter from Lead Trustee (Dohner) to BP (Bullock) advising that two proposed emergency sea turtle restoration activities approved for implementation as part of response and two remain for emergency restoration (2/16/11)
          3. Reply Letter from BP (Bullock) to Lead Trustee (Dohner) to prior letters concerning emergency sea turtle restoration activities (2/28/11)
      2. Early Restoration
        1. Phase I Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Review
          1. Letter from FOSC (Walker) Confirming Endorsement of Louisiana Phase I Early Restoration Projects (5/1/12)
        2. Phase II Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment
          1. Letter from FOSC (Walker) Endorsing Phase II Early Restoration Projects (2/10/13)
        3. Phase III Early Restoration Plan & Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
          1. Letter from DOI to Alabama, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. Alabama's acceptance of DOI's invitation to particpate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (3/20/14)
          2. Letter from DOI to Department of Defense, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
          3. Letter from DOI to Environmental Protection Agency, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. EPA's acceptance of DOI's invitation to particpate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (9/10/13)
          4. Letter from DOI to Florida, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (10/15/13)
            2. Florida Department of Environmental Protection's acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS
          5. Letter from DOI to Louisiana, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. Louisiana's acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (12/13/13)
          6. Letter from DOI to Mississippi, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. Mississippi's acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (11/26/13)
          7. Letter from DOI to NOAA, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. NOAA's acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (10/31/13)
          8. Letter from DOI to Texas, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. Texas General Lands Office acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (4/30/14)
            2. Texas Parks and Wildlife acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (5/9/14)
            3. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (5/16/14)
          9. Letter from DOI to U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. USACE's acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (11/26/13)
          10. Letter from DOI to U.S. Department of Agriculture, inviting participation, as a cooperating agency, in DOI's preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Early Restoration (08/22/13)
            1. USDA's acceptance of DOI's invitation to participate in the preparation of an Early Restoration PEIS (9/18/13)
          11. Letter from FOSC (Walker) to EC Chair (Drew) Confirming Endorsement of Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment (5/22/14)
      3. Restoration
        1. Letter from NOAA to DOI, as Lead Administrative Trustee, initating preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) to support Restoration Planning for the DWHOS (9/29/10)
  6. Response Information
    1. National Response Incident Center Reports
      1. NRC # 937680 (4/21/10)
      2. NRC # 937701 (4/21/10)
      3. NRC #937708 (4/21/10)
      4. NRC # 937721 (4/21/10)
      5. NRC # 938040 (4/24/10)
      6. NRC # 938045 (4/24/10)
    2. Louisiana State Police Incident Form
      1. Louisiana State Police Incident Form # 10-02075
  7. Resource Categories
    1. Birds
      1. Work Plans
        1. Work Plan: Bird Study #1A-LA - Work Plan for Estimating Mortality of Birds Using Beached Bird Surveys in Louisiana for the Mississippi Canyon 252 Oil Spill. (May 25, 2010)
          1. Work Plan: Detection Probability-Searcher Efficiency (Bird Study # 1B) (9/19/12)
          2. Work Plan: Beached Carcass Persistence Study (Bird Study # 1C) (9/1/12)
          3. Work Plan: Using Radio Telemetry to Determine the Fates of Bird Carcassess Drifting in the NGOM (Bird Study # 1D) (9/13/12)
        2. Work Plan for Estimating Secretive Marsh Bird Mortality (Bird Study # 3) (6/8/10)
          1. Work Plan for Estimating Secretive Marsh Bird Mortality (Bird Study # 3-Modification #1: Marsh Bird Helicopter Survey Methodology) (8/24/10)
        3. Work Plan for Estimating Oiling rates Among Pelagic Birds Using Ship Based Surveys in the vicinity of the DWH (MS 252) Oil Spill (Bird Study # 6) (7/16/10)
        4. Work Plan for Estimating Oiling and Mortality of Breeding Colonial Waterbirds from the Deepwater Horizon (MC 252) Oil Spill (Bird Study # 4) (7/19/10)
          1. Amendment to Work Plan for Estimating Oiling and Mortality of Breeding Colonial Waterbirds (Bird Study # 4) (5/18/11)
          2. Amendment 2 to Work Plan for Estimating Oiling and Mortality of Breeding Colonial Waterbirds (Bird Study # 4) (7/29/11)
        5. Work Plan for Aerial Surveys and Photographic Census for birds in the Vicinity of the DWH (MC 252) OS (Bird Study # 2) (7/20/10)
          1. Addendum: Assessment Plan: Bird Colony Aerial Photography and Analysis of Colony Photographic Census Data-2013 (5/3/13)
        6. Time-Critical Assessment: Gulf Coast Breeding, Beach-Nesting Bird Populations in Areas Impacted by the BP Deepwater Horizon/Mississippi Canyon 252 Oil Spill (Bird Study # 8) (7/24/10)
          1. Addendum: Pre-Assessment Plan: Supplement to DWH/MC252 Gulf Coast Breeding, Beach-Nesting Bird Population Surveys (Bird Study # 8)-2011 (7/12/13)
          2. Assessment Plan to Analyze Beach-Nesting Shorebird Data collected under Gulf Coast Breeding, Beach-Nesting Bird Population Surveys (Bird Study # 8) and Supplement to that Workplan (7/25/13)
        7. Natural Resource Damage Assessment Work Plan for Determining Injury to the Piping Plover (Charadrias Melodus) from the DWH (MC 252) OS (Bird Study # 7) (8/12/10)
        8. Time-Critical NRDA Feasibility Study: Estimating Carcass Detection in Priority Waterfowl Habitats Impacted by the DWH MC 252 Oil Spill (Bird Study # 11) (8/27/10)
        9. Natural Resource Damage Assessment Work Plan for Preassessment of Injury to Osprey from the Deepwater Horizon (MC 252) Oil Spill (Bird Study # 9) (11/22/10)
          1. NRDA Pre-Assessment WP for Determining Injury to Bald Eagles (Bird Study # 9, Part 2) (5/20/11)
          2. Work Plan Addendum to Osprey Rapid Assessment (Bird Study # 9, Part 3) (5/9/11)
        10. Work Plan for Estimating Wintering Waterfowl Oiling and Mortality (Bird Study # 10) (12/7/10)
        11. Workplan for Estimating Wintering Waterfowl Oiling and Mortality (Bird Study Plan # 10-Cooperative) (2/22/11)
        12. Work Plan For Estimating Shorebird Oiling and Mortality (Bird Study # 5) (4/11/11)
          1. Work Plan Supplement for Estimating Shorebird Oiling and Potential Mortality (Bird Study # 5A) (4/11/11)
          2. Amendment to Work Plan for Estimating Nonbreeding Shorebird Oiling and Mortality (Bird Study # 5) (4/11/11)
        13. Workplan for Determining Oiling and Mortality of Wintering Open-Water Waterbirds from the Deepwater Horizon (Mississippi Canyon 252) Oil Spill (Bird Study # 12) (5/5/11)
        14. Assessment Plan for Bird Colony Aerial Photography - 2012 (6/9/12)
          1. Addendum: Assessment Plan: Analysis of 2012 Colony Photographic Census Data Collected Under the Assessment Plan for Bird Colony Aerial Photography-2012 (10/30/12)
        15. Natural Resource Damage Assessment Work Plan for Assessing Mortality of Birds using Data from Response Operations and Boat-Based NRDA Surveys in the Northern Gulf Of Mexico Near the Mississippi Canyon 252 Oil Spill (Bird Study #19)(07/13/12)
        16. Bird Colony Aerial Photography – 2011 (11/20/12)
          1. Addendum: Assessment Plan: Analysis of 2011 Colony Photographic Census Data Collected Under the Assessment Plan for Bird Colony Aerial Photography-2011 (10/30/12)
        17. Assessment Plan: Evaluation of Oiled Bird Photographs Collected during Pelagic Bird Surveys (Bird Study # 6) in the Gulf of Mexico (5/16/13)
        18. Assessment Plan: Avian Injury Quantification Technical Support (5/30/13)
          1. Addendum to 2011 IPC: Assessment Plan: Avian Injury Quantification Technical Support 2013-2014
        19. NRDA Workplan for Determining Physiological Injury to Oiled Birds from the DWH/MC252 OS (6/27/13) (Bird Study #13)
          1. Addendum: NRDA Workplan for Determining Physiological Injury to Oiled Birds (6/27/13) (Bird Study #13)
          2. Addendum: Work Plan for Determining Physiological Injury to Oiled Birds-Bird Study #13: Corroboration of Blood Parameters (9/3/14)
    2. Coral
      1. Work Plans
        1. NRDA Tier 1 for Deepwater Communities (7/2/10)
          1. NRDA Tier 1 for Deepwater Communities-Addendum Plan for Coral Aging (4/13/12)
        2. Deep Benthic Communities and Water Column Data Collection ROV Sediment and Bottom-Water Sampling Cruise Plan (4/6/11)
        3. Offshore and Deepwater Softbottom Sediment and Benthic Community Structure Survey (4/20/11)
        4. AUV Reconnaissance Survey II of Hard-Ground Megafaunal Communities in the Vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon Spill Site (5/26/11)
        5. Deepwater Sediment Sampling to Assess Potential Post-Spill Benthic Impacts from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (6/6/11)
        6. Quantifying the Distribution, Abundance and Biodiversity of Benthic Megafauna and Mesopelagic/Bathypelagic Megaplankton in the Vicinity of the MC252 Spill (10/17/11)
          1. Quantifying the Distribution, Abundance and Biodiversity of Benthic Megafauna and Mesopelagic/Bathypelagic Megaplankton in the Vicinity of the MC252 Spill Addendum (9/28/11)
        7. July-September 2011 HOS Sweetwater ROV Sediment and Bottom-Water Sampling Cruise Plan (11/29/11)
          1. Addendum to: July-September 2011 HOS Sweetwater ROV Sediment and Bottom-Water Sampling Cruise Plan (8/17/12)
        8. Mesophotic Reef Follow-up Cruise Plan (9/20/12)
        9. Deepwater ROV Sampling to Assess Potential Impacts to Hardbottom Coral Communities and Associates from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (3/8/13)
        10. Assessment of Impacts from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Red Crabs (3/8/13)
        11. Analysis of the Distribution, Abundance and Biodiversity of Benthic Megafauna and Mesopelagic/Bathypelagic Megaplankton in the Vicinity of the MC252 Spill (4/18/13)
    3. Fish
      1. Work Plans
        1. Investigative Plan to Monitor and Assess the Potential for Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Whale Sharks in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Using Satellite Tag Technology (8/14/10)
          1. Addendum to Investigative Plan to Monitor and Assess the Potential for Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Whale Sharks in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Using Satellite Tag Technology (9/24/10)
        2. Procedure for Obtaining NRDA Submerged Oil Samples from the Nearshore Environment (8/25/10)
        3. Pre-Assessment Plan for the Collection of Data to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Threatened Gulf Sturgeon (10/6/10)
        4. Investigative Plan for Fish and Invertebrate Kills in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (12/14/10)
        5. NRDA Offshore Deep Meso and Bathypelagic Fish Sampling Plan (1/20/11)
        6. NRDA Offshore Deep Meso-and Bathypelagic Fish Sampling Plan, Spring 2011 (3/28/11)
          1. Addendum to NRDA Offshore Deep Meso-and Bathypelagic Fish Sampling Plan, Spring 2011 (5/5/11)
        7. Assessment Plan for Sargassum Communities and Associated Fauna in Northern Gulf of Mexico (5/18/11)
          1. Assessment Plan for Sargassum Communities and Associated Fauna in the NGOM: Addendum for Field Work to Support Sargassum Mapping (1/20/12)
          2. Second Addendum to Assessment Plan for Sargassum Communities and Associated Fauna in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Sargassum Sample Processing Plan for Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) Data, Bongo Net Samples and Neuston Net Samples (5/18/12)
        8. NRDA Offshore Deep Meso-and Bathypelagic Fish Sampling Plan, Summer 2011 (7/15/11)
        9. Assessment Plan for Marsh Edges and Sandy Shorelines (9/15/11)
          1. Assessment Plan for Marsh Edges and Sandy Shorelines: Addendum for Chemical Analysis of Blue Crab Samples (11/21/12)
        10. NRDA Offshore Deep Meso- and Bathypelagic Fish Sampling Plan September 2011 (10/31/11)
        11. Assessment of the Impacts of the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill on Blue Crab Early Life History Stages Phase I: Megalopae Sample Collection (1/20/12)
          1. Assessment of the Impacts of the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill on Blue Crab Early Life History Stages, Phase II: Addendum Sample Sorting and Identification (2/15/12)
        12. Sargassum Injury Assessment Plan: Sargassum Mapping Using Remote Sensing (3/9/12)
        13. Tagging of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna for Evaluation of Habitat Utilization of Gulf of Mexico Spawning Grounds Using Telemetry Data (6/5/12)
        14. NRDA Offshore Fish and Nekton Sample Processing Plan (6/19/12)
          1. Small Pelagics Addendum to the NRDA Nekton Processing Plan – Analysis of Nekton Samples (10/1/12)
    4. Human Use
      1. Work Plans
        1. First Work Plan for the Collection of Data Related to Beach Usage Along the Coast of the Gulf of Mexico (12/3/11)
          1. Amendment: Mississippi Canyon 252 Oil Spill First Work Plan for the Collection of Data Related to Beach Usage Along the Coast of the Gulf of Mexico (1/13/12)
          2. Second Amendment to the First Work Plan for the Collection of Data Related to Beach Usage Along the Coast of the GOM (3/22/13)
          3. Third Amendment to the First Work Plan for the Collection of Data Related to Beach Usage Along the Coast of the GOM (4/17/14)
    5. Marine Mammals
      1. Work Plans
        1. Proposed Data Collection Plan to Assess Injury to Louisiana and Mississippi Estuarine Dolphin Stock (5/22/10)
          1. Addendum to Proposed Data Collection Plan to Assess Injury to Louisiana and Mississippi Estuarine Dolphin Stock (6/9/10)
          2. Second Addendum to Proposed Data Collection Plan to Assess Injury to Louisiana and Mississippi Estuarine Dolphin Stock and Addendum (11/1/10)
          3. Proposed Data Collection Plan to Assess Injury to Louisiana and Mississippi Estuarine Dolphin Stocks: Third Addendum (8/11/11)
          4. Proposed Data Collection Plan to Assess Injury to Louisiana and Mississippi Estuarine Dolphin Stocks: Fourth Addendum (12/5/13)
        2. Aerial Surveys for Assessing Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles in the Region of the MC252 Incident (8/27/10) (also located at 7.6.1.2)
          1. Amended Aerial Surveys for Assessing Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles in the Region of the MC252 Incident (8/27/10) (also located at 7.6.1.2.1)
        3. Proposed Data Collection Plan to Assess Injury to West Indian Manatees from the DWHOS Outside of Florida (8/30/10)
          1. Amended Proposed Data Collection Plan to Assess Injury to West Indian Manatees from the DWHOS Outside of Florida (8/30/10)
        4. Post-Release Monitoring/Tracking of Injured, Stranded, or Entrapped and Released Cetaceans in the Oil Spill Impact Area (9/10/10)
        5. Work Plan for the Collection of Data to Determine the Impacts of Endangered and Protected Marine Mammals in the Northern Gulf (2/22/11)
          1. Addendum: Work Plan for the Collection of Data to Determine the Impacts of Endangered and Protected Marine Mammals in the Northern Gulf (2/22/11)
        6. Assessing Changes in Population Size and Spatial Distribution of Marine Mammals and Turtles in the NGOM (3/28/11) (also located at 7.6.1.6)
          1. Assessing Population Size and Spatial Distribution of Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles in the NGOM-Addendum (9/12/11) (also located at 7.6.1.6.1)
        7. Assessing Sublethal and Chronic Health Impacts from the Mississippi Canyon 252 Incident on Coastal and Estuarine Bottlenose Dolphins (4/12/11)
          1. Assessing Potential Sublethal and Chronic Health Impacts from the Mississippi Canyon 252 Oil Spill on Coastal and Estuarine Bottlenose Dolphins: Addendum (3/21/12)
        8. Northern Gulf of Mexico MARU Recovery Mission Plan April 2011 (5/13/11)
        9. Nearshore Cetacean & Sea Turtle Prey Item Sampling Plan (7/11/11) (also located at 7.6.1.7)
          1. Nearshore Cetacean & Sea Turtle Prey Item Sampling Plan: Addendum to Update Target Species List (3/30/12) (also located at 7.6.1.7.1)
        10. Genetic Analysis of Stock Structure, Species Identification and Sex Determination forMarine Mammal Biopsies and Strandings (8/11/11)
        11. Satellite Tracking of Sperm Whales in the Gulf of Mexico in 2011 – A Follow Up to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (10/25/11)
          1. Addendum to Satellite Tracking of Sperm Whales in the Gulf of Mexico in 2011, a Follow-up to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Analysis Plan for Years 2010/2011 (3/29/12)
        12. Northern Gulf of Mexico HARP Servicing Cruise September and December 2011 Mission Plan (10/25/11)
        13. NGOM MARU Recovery Mission Plan November 2011 (12/3/11)
        14. MARU & HARPS Recovery February 20 – March 9 Mission Plan (4/19/12)
    6. Sea Turtles
      1. Work Plans
        1. Mississippi Canyon 252 Pre-Assessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Loggerhead Sea Turtles (8/2/10)
          1. Addendum to Preassessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Loggerhead Sea Turtles and Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests (10/11/11)
          2. Analytical Addendum: Assessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Kemp’s Ridley and Loggerhead Sea Turtles and Their Nests: Sample Analysis Plan for Years 2010/2011 (9/13/12)
          3. Addendum: Assessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Loggerhead Sea Turtles and Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests – 2012 Field Season (9/13/12)
          4. Addendum: Assessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Loggerhead Turtles and their Nests - 2013 Field Season (6/27/13)
        2. Aerial Surveys for Assessing Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles in the Region of the Mississippi Canyon 252 Incident (8/27/10)(also located at 7.5.1.2)
          1. Amended Aerial Surveys for Assessing Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles in the Region of the Mississippi Canyon 252 Incident (8/27/10) (also located at 7.5.1.2.1)
        3. Mississippi Canyon 252 Incident Pre-Assessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles (9/7/10)
          1. Addednum to the Preassessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Kemp's Ridley Turtles and Their Nests (11/2/11)
          2. Analytical Addendum: Assessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Kemp’s Ridley and Loggerhead Sea Turtles and Their Nests: Sample Analysis Plan for Years 2010/2011 (9/13/12)
          3. Addendum: Assessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Kemp’s Ridley Turtles and Their Nests - 2012 Field Season (9/13/12)
          4. Addendum: Assessment Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Nesting and Hatchling Kemp’s Ridley Turtles and Their Nests - 2013 Field Season (5/8/13)
        4. Pre-Assessment Plan for the Collection of Data to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Sea Turtles West of the Mississippi Delta Utilizing Entanglement Netting Surveys (10/26/10)
          1. Addendum to Plan to Determine Potential Exposure and Injuries of Sea Turtles West of the Mississippi Delta Utilizing Entanglement Netting Surveys (8/15/11)
        5. Assessment Plan for Juvenile Sea Turtles in Sargassum Communities Potentially Exposed to MC 252 Discharge (1/5/11)
          1. 2011 Addendum to the Assessment Plan for Juvenile Sea Turtles in Sargassum Communities Potentially Exposed to MC 252 Discharge (5/27/11)
        6. Assessing Changes in Population Size and Spatial Distribution of Marine Mammals and Turtles in the Northern Gulf of Mexico (3/28/11) (also located at 7.5.1.6)
          1. Assessing Population Size and Spatial Distribution of Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles in the Northern Gulf of Mexico – Addendum (9/12/11) (also located at 7.5.1.6)
        7. Nearshore Cetacean & Sea Turtle Prey Item Sampling Plan (7/11/11) (also located at 7.5.1.9)
          1. Nearshore Cetacean & Sea Turtle Prey Item Sampling Plan: Addendum to Update Target Species List (3/30/12) (also located at 7.5.1.9.1)
    7. Shoreline
      1. Work Plans
        1. Work Plan for Sediment and Water Collection and Analyses for Baseline NRDA Purposes in Louisiana (7/10/10)
        2. MC 252 Incident Shoreline Vegetation NRDA Pre-Assessment Plan (8/1/10)
        3. Work Plan for Obtaining Nearshore Spatial Extent of On-water Oil Samples (8/16/10)
          1. First Addendum to Work Plan for Obtaining Nearshore Spatial Extent of On-Water Oil Samples (8/16/10)
          2. Second Addendum to Work Plan for Obtaining Nearshore Spatial Extent of On-water Oil Samples (8/16/10)
        4. Pre-Assessment Phase Water Sampling Plan for NRDA Purposes in Louisiana (9/29/10)
          1. Addendum to the Pre-Assessment Phase Water Sampling Plan for NRDA Purposes in Louisiana: Pre-Assessment Phase Sediment Sampling for NRDA Purposes in Louisiana (11/9/10)
        5. Shoreline/Vegetation Rapid Shoreline Oiling Survey NRDA Pre-Assessment Data Collection Plan (3/3/11)
        6. Submerged Oil Characterization Across Multiple Habitats for Assessment of Persistent Exposures in Nearshore Sediments (7/13/11)
        7. Sampling and Monitoring plan for the Assessment of MC 252 Oil Impacts to Coastal Wetland Vegetation in the Gulf of Mexico (9/2/11)
          1. Addendum to the Sampling and Monitoring Plan for the Assessment of MC252 Oil Impacts to Coastal Wetland Vegetation in the Gulf of Mexico (4/10/12)
          2. Addendum to the Sampling and Monitoring Plan for the Assessment of MC252 Oil Impacts to Coastal Wetland Vegetation in the Gulf of Mexico: 2012 Data Collection - Coastal Wetland Vegetation Elevation Survey (4/10/12)
          3. Addendum to the Sampling and Monitoring Plan for the Assessment of MC252 Oil Impacts to Coastal Wetland Vegetation in the Gulf of Mexico: 2013 Data Collection - Coastal Wetland Vegetation Elevation Survey (3/8/13)
          4. Addendum to the Sampling and Monitoring Plan for the Assessment of MC252 Oil Impacts to Coastal Wetland Vegetation in the Gulf of Mexico: Protocol for Fall 2012 Sampling and Monitoring for the Assessment of MC252 Oil Impacts to Coastal Wetland Vegetation in the Gulf of Mexico (4/10/13)
          5. Amendment #1 to : Addendum to the Sampling and Monitoring Plan for the Assessment of MC252 Oil Impacts to CWV-Protocol for Fall 2013 Sampling and Monitoring (12/5/13)
        8. Deepwater Horizon, Mississippi Canyon 252 Spill - Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Data Acquisition (11/29/11)
        9. Work Plan for MC252 Oil Impacts to Marsh Fiddler Crabs and Periwinkles along the Gulf of Mexico (3/28/12)
        10. Nearshore Ephemeral Data Collections: Submerged Oil Characterization Across Multiple Habitats (11/2/12)
    8. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV)
      1. Work Plans
        1. Mississippi Canyon 252 Oil Spill Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Tier I Pre-Assessment Plan Pre-Impact Baseline Characterization (10/27/10)
        2. NRDA Work Plan for Assessing Potential Impacts to Fresh and Brackish Water Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Communities from the DWHOS (2/11/11)
        3. Sampling and Analysis Plan for Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve Submerged Aquatic Vegetation NRDA (5/19/11)
        4. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Tier 2 Pre-Assessment Post-Spill Exposure Characterization Plan (3/7/12)
        5. MC252 Submerged Aquatic Vegetaion Tier 2 Pre-Assessment Low Altitude Aerial Photography of the Seagrass Beds of Southeastern Louisiana and Coastal Mississippi (8/3/12)
        6. Sampling and Analysis Plan for Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve Submerged Aquatic Vegetation NRDA Spring and Fall 2011 Surveys (11/16/12)
          1. Addendum: Sampling and Analysis Plan for Jean Lafite National Historic Park and Preserve SAV NRDA Spring and Fall 2012 Surveys (9/19/12)
    9. Water Column
      1. Work Plans
        1. Water Column Injury Ephemeral Data Collections: ADCP-Measured Currents Monitoring Plan Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (DWHOS) (5/29/10)
          1. ADCP Measured Currents Monitoring Plan Amended February 26, 2011: February 2011 ADCP Maintenance Mission HARP Recovery and Maintenance Plan (2/28/11)
            1. Addendum to February 26, 2011 ADCP Maintenance Mission & HARP Recovery and Maintenance Plan Amendment (3/28/11)
          2. ADCP-Measured Currents Monitoring Plan: September 2011 ADCP Maintenance Plan (10/27/11)
          3. ADCP-Measured Currents Monitoring Plan: December 2010 Quarterly Maintenance Mission (4/4/12)
          4. ADCP-Measured Currents Monitoring Plan: September 2010 Maintenance Mission (4/4/12)
          5. ADCP-Measured Currents Monitoring Plan: June 2011 ADCP Maintenance Plan (4/4/12)
        2. Water Column Injury Ephemeral Data Collections DWHOS Plan for Adaptive Water Column NOAA-NRDA Sampling (PAWNNS) Cruise Plan – American Diver 1 and Ocean Veritas 9 (7/29/10)
          1. Amended Water Column Injury Ephemeral Data Collections DWHOS Plan for Adaptive Water Column NOAA-NRDA Sampling (PAWNNS) Cruise Plan – American Diver 1 (7/31/10)
        3. Procedure for Obtaining Source Oil Samples from Discoverer Enterprise Drillship (8/25/10)
        4. Water Column Injury Ephemeral Data Collections: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Plan for Adaptive Water Column NOAA-NRDA Sampling (PAWNNS) Cruise Plan – Hos Davis 1 (8/25/10)
        5. Water Column Injury Ephemeral Data Collections DWHOS Plan for Adaptive Water Column NOAA-NRDA Sampling (PAWNNS) Cruise Plan – Hos Davis 2 (9/7/10)
        6. Water Column Injury Ephemeral Data Collections: DWHOS Plan for Adaptive Water Column NOAA-NRDA Sampling (PAWNNS) Cruise Plan- American Diver 2 (9/22/10)
        7. Water Column Injury Ephemeral Data Collections DWHOS Plan for Adaptive Water Column NOAA-NRDA Sampling (PAWNNS) Cruise Plan – Hos Davis 3 (9/24/10)
          1. Addendum: Water Column Injury Ephemeral Data Collections: NRDA Sampling (PAWNNS) Cruise Plan-Hos Davis 3 (3/28/11)
        8. NRDA Winter 2011 Plankton Imaging Sampling Cruise Plan: Arctic (2/14/11)
        9. NRDA Plankton Sampling Plan and Fall 2010 Cruise Plan – Specialty Diver 1 – September 2010 SIPPER Cruise (2/16/11)
        10. NRDA SEAMAP Plankton Sampling Plan and Fall 2010 Cruise Plan (2/16/11)
        11. NRDA Plankton Sampling Plan and Fall 2010 Cruise Plan: Walton Smith 1 (2/18/11)
        12. NRDA Plankton Sampling Plan and Fall 2010 Cruise Plan: Walton Smith 2 (2/18/11)
        13. NRDA Plankton Sampling Plan and Fall 2010 Cruise Plan: Walton Smith 3 (2/18/11)
        14. NRDA 10-meter MOCNESS Winter 2011 Plankton Sampling Cruise Plan: Meg Skansi (2/23/11)
        15. Unscheduled HARP Recovery February Mission Plan (2/23/11)
        16. NRDA 1-meter MOCNESS Winter 2011 Plankton Sampling Cruise Plan: Nick Skansi (3/3/11)
        17. MC 252 DWHOS Dry Tortugas MARU and HARP Recovery February Mission Plan (3/5/11)
        18. NRDA 1-meter MOCNESS Spring 2011 Plankton Sampling Cruise Plan: M/V Nick Skansi (5/9/11)
          1. Addendum to: NRDA 1-meter MOCNESS Spring 2011 Plankton Sampling Cruise Plan (2/17/12)
        19. NRDA Spring 2011 Epipelagic Plankton Bongo/Neuston Sampling Cruise Plan Sampling Vessel: M/V Bunny Bordelon (5/13/11)
          1. Addendum to NRDA Spring 2011 Epipelagic Plankton Bongo/Neuston Sampling Cruise Plan Sampling Vessel: M/V Bunny Bordelon (7/27/11)
        20. NRDA 10-meter MOCNESS Spring 2011 Plankton Sampling Cruise Plan: Meg Skansi (5/13/11)
          1. Addendum to NRDA 10-meter MOCNESS Spring 2011 Plankton Sampling Cruise Plan: Meg Skansi (7/27/11)
        21. NRDA July 2011 McArthur II Epipelagic Plankton Bongo & Neuston Sampling Cruise Plan - Sampling Vessel: R/V McArthur II (7/13/11)
        22. NRDA Spring 2011 Plankton Imaging Sampling Cruise Plan Sampling Vessel: R/V Oceanus (7/29/11)
          1. Addendum to NRDA Spring 2011 Plankton Imaging Sampling Cruise Plan – R/V Oceanus (9/19/11)
        23. NRDA Plankton Sampling Plan & Winter 2011 Cruise Plan (8/11/11)
        24. NRDA 10-Meter MOCNESS Summer 2011 Plankton Sampling Cruise Plan – Sampling Vessel: M/V Meg Skansi (9/28/11)
        25. Quantifying the Distribution, Abundance and Biodiversity of Benthic Megafauna and Mesopelagic/Bathypelagic Megaplankton in the Vicinity of the MC 252 Spill Plan (10/17/11)
          1. Addendum to Quantifying the Distribution, Abundance and Biodiversity of Benthic Megafauna and Mesopelagic /Bathypelagic Megaplankton in the Vicinity of the MC 252 Spill Plan (9/28/11)
        26. Northern Gulf of Mexico HARP Servicing Cruise, September and December 2011 Mission Plan (10/25/11)
        27. NRDA Late-Summer 2011 McArthur II Small Pelagics Sampling Plan (11/9/11)
        28. NRDA Plankton Processing Plan-Analysis of Zooplankton Samples (1/27/12)
          1. Addendum to: NRDA Plankton Processing Plan – Analysis of Zooplankton Samples (9/19/12)
          2. Addendum #2 to: NRDA Plankton Processing Plan – Analysis of Zooplankton Samples (5/24/13)
        29. NRDA Summer 2011 Plankton Imaging Sampling Cruise Plan (2/15/12)
        30. NRDA 1-meter MOCNESS Summer 2011 Plankton Sampling Cruise Plan: Nick Skansi (2/15/12)
        31. NRDA UV Radiation Sampling Plan: October 2010 Cruise Plan (2/15/12)
        32. NRDA Summer 2011 Epipelagic Plankton Bongo/Neuston Sampling Cruise Plan (2/17/12)
          1. Addendum to: NRDA Summer 2011 Epipelagic Plankton Bongo & Neuston Sampling Cruise Plan (9/22/11)
        33. NRDA CTD Processing Plan (6/19/12)
          1. Addendum to: NRDA CTD Processing Plan - Processing of Towed CTD Data (9/7/12)
          2. Addendum #2 to the NRDA CTD Processing Plan: Density Check (1/7/13)
        34. Image Data Processing Plan: Holocam, DAVPR, VPRII (7/6/12)
          1. Addendum #1 to: Image Data Processing Plan: Holocam, DAVPR, VPRII (8/16/13)
        35. Image Data Processing Plan: SIPPER (11/2/12)
        36. Image Data Processing Plan: ISIIS (11/16/12)
        37. NRDA Spring 2011 Water Column Processes Cruise Plan: Walton Smith 4 (1/14/13)
        38. NRDA Biological Acoustics Data Processing Plan (4/17/13)
        39. Offshore Zooplankton and Ichthyoplankton Characterization Plan: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Plankton Cruise III (7/25/13)
        40. Offshore Zooplankton and Ichthyoplankton Characterization Plan: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Plankton Cruise IV (7/25/13)
    10. Oysters
      1. Work Plans
        1. Oyster Sampling Plan Phase I – High Priority Sites (2/22/11)
          1. Oyster Sampling Plan Phase I – High Priority Sites Amendment I (2/22/11)
          2. Oyster Sampling Plan Phase I – High Priority Sites Amendment II (2/22/11)
        2. Oyster Sampling Transition Plan (2/22/11)
          1. Oyster Sampling Transition Plan – Amendment I (7/29/11)
          2. Oyster Sampling Transition Plan-Amendment 2: Sediment Sample Analysis (7/6/12)
        3. Spring 2011 Oyster Recruitment Sampling Plan (7/29/11)
          1. Spring 2011 Oyster Recruitment Sampling Plan – Amendment I (10/28/11)
          2. Spring 2011 Oyster Recruitment Sampling Plan – Amendment II (10/28/11)
        4. Oyster Sampling Plan 2011 Oyster Quadrat and Sediment Sampling (11/2/11)
        5. Dauphin Island Sea Lab Severe Weather Sample Preservation Plan (8/17/12)
        6. Oyster Sampling Plan 2011 Oyster Quadrat and Sediment Sampling - Chemistry Analysis (4/17/13)
        7. 2012 Oyster Quadrat Abundance Monitoring Plan (9/26/12)
        8. 2012 Intertidal Oyster Quadrat Sampling (2/9/12)
        9. 2012 Oyster Recruitment Monitoring Plan (9/26/13)
        10. 2013 Qyster Quadrat Abundance Monitoring Plan
        11. 2013 Nearshore Oyster Sampling Plan (7/12/13)
        12. 2013 Oyster Recruitment Monitoring Plan (7/12/13)
  8. Developing and Evaluating Early Restoration Alternatives
    1. Restoration Scoping and Project Solicitation
      1. Public Meeting Presentation for Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (March, 2011)
      2. The Advocate-Advertisement- Project Scoping-The Advocate A6 (6/19/111)
      3. The Advocate-Advertisement-Project Scoping-The Advocate A6 (6/21/11)
      4. Plaquemines Gazette Advertisement-Project Scoping A7 (6/21/11)
      5. The Advocate-Advertisement Project Scoping-The Advocate A4 (6/23/11)
      6. The Advocate-Advertisement-Project Scoping-The Advocate A7 (6/25/11)
      7. The Advocate-Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (7/11/13)
      8. The Times Picayune-Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (7/14/13)
    2. Early Restoration
      1. Early Restoration Scoping and Project Solicitation
        1. Scoping Report for Early Restoration of the DWH Oil Spill; Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Development (September, 2013)
      2. Phase I Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment
        1. Phase I-Draft Early Restoration Plan (12/14/11)
        2. Phase I-Final Early Restoration Plan (4/18/12)
          1. Resolution approving Final Phase I Early Restoration Plan (included within Final Plan-see Appendix A)
          2. Notice of Filing Stipulations and Sitpulations for all Phase I Early Restoration Projects (6/6/12)
        3. Public Announcements
          1. Phase I DERP Joint Press Release (12/14/11)
          2. Phase I DERP Public Meeting Ad (Daily Review, Morgan City) (1/26/12)
          3. Phase I DERP Public Meeting Ad (Advertiser) (1/27/12)
          4. Phase I DERP Public Meeting Ad (American Press, Lake Charles) (1/29/12)
          5. Phase I DERP Public Meeting Ad (Abbeville Meridonal) (1/29/12)
          6. Phase I Final ERP Press Release (4/18/12)
        4. Public Comments
          1. Consolidated public comments
          2. Consolidated Transcripts from public meetings
        5. Public Handouts
          1. Public Meeting Presentation (January-February 2012)
          2. Lake Hermitage Marsh Creation Fact Sheet
          3. Louisiana Oyster Cultch Project Fact Sheet
          4. Vietnamese Translation of Both Louisiana Project Fact Sheets
          5. Alabama Dune Restoration Project Fact Sheet
          6. Vietnamese Translation of Alabama Dune Fact Sheet
          7. Alabama Marsh Island Restoration Project Fact Sheet
          8. Vietnamese Translation of Alabama Marsh Island Fact Sheet
          9. Florida Boat Ramp Construction and Enhancement Fact Sheet
          10. Vietnamese Translation of Florida Boat Ramp Fact Sheet
          11. Florida Dune Restoration Fact Sheet
          12. Vietnamese Translation of Florida Dune Fact Sheet
          13. Mississippi Artificial Reef Habitat Fact Sheet
          14. Vietnamese Translation of Mississippi Artificial Reef Fact Sheet
          15. Mississippi Oyster Cultch Restoration Fact Sheet
          16. Vietnamese Translation of Mississippi Oyster Cultch Fact Sheet
        6. Louisiana Projects
          1. General
            1. NOAA Request for Section 7 Endangered Species Act (ESA) Informal Consultation for DWHOS Phase I Early Restoration Plan (1/19/12)
              1. National Marine Fisheries Service ESA concurrence for all DWHOS Phase I Early Restoration Projects (4/2/12)
            2. NOAA request for Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Consultation for Phase I Early Restoration Projects (2/2/12)
              1. EFH Concurrence of Phase I Early Restoration Projects (2/14/12)
            3. Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)-Letter from NOAA to Office of Coastal Management (OCM-DNR) seeking Concurrence on Both Early Restoration Phase I Louisiana Projects (3/1/12)
              1. Letter from OCM-DNR Concurring with Both Early Restoration Phase I Louisiana Projects (3/14/12)
          2. Lake Hermitage Marsh Creation Project
            1. USFWS ESA Concurrence for Lake Hermitage Early Restoration Phase I Project (9/30/11)
            2. USFWS Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Lake Hermitage Marsh Creation Project (11/8/11)
              1. USFWS Memo for the Record regarding the Lake Hermitage Marsh Creation FONSI (4/16/12)
            3. Environmental Assessment for Lake Hermitage Marsh Creation Restoration Project (11/18/11)
          3. Louisiana Oyster Cultch Project
            1. USFWS ESA Request for & Concurrence on Oyster Cultch Early Restoration Project (3/13/12)
      3. Phase II Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Review
        1. Draft Phase II Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review (10/29/12)
        2. Final Phase II Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review (4/18/13)
          1. Resolution Approving Final Phase II Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review (12/18/12)
          2. Notice of Filing Stipulations and Stipulations for all Phase II Early Restoration Projects (12/21/12)
        3. Public Announcements
          1. The Advocate-Draft Phase II Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review; Notice of Availability (11/10/12)
          2. The Times Picayune-Draft Phase II Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review; Notice of Availability (11/11/12)
          3. Joint Press Release-Phase II Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review (12/21/12)
        4. Public Comments (located within Chapter 5 of the Final Phase II Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review, at 8.2.3.2 above)
        5. Public Handouts
          1. Public Meeting Presentation (November 2012)
          2. Avian Breeding Habitat Project Fact Sheet
          3. Vietnamese Translation of Avian Breeding Fact Sheet
          4. Sea Turtle Nesting Ground Project Fact Sheet
          5. Vietnamese Translation of Sea Trutle Nesting Fact Sheet
      4. Programmatic & Phase III Early Restoration Plan & Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
        1. Draft Programmatic & Phase III Early Restoration Plan & Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (12/06/13)
        2. Final Programmatic & Phase III Early Restoration Plan & Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (6/26/14)
          1. Record of Decision (10/2/14)
            1. Appendix A to Record of Decision (10/2/14)
          2. Resolution regarding the Record of Decision on Programmatic and Final Phase III ERP & PEIS
          3. Notice of Filing Stipulations(10/9/14)
            1. Louisiana Outer Coast Stipulation (10/2/14)
            2. Louisiana Marine Fisheries Enhancement Research and Science Center Stipulation (10/2/14)
            3. Alabama Gulf State Park Enhancement Project Stipulation (10/2/14)
            4. Alabama Oyster Reef Restoration Stipulation (10/2/14)
            5. Alabama Swift Tract living Shoreline Project Stipulation (10/2/14)
            6. Florida-Bay County Project Stipulations
              1. City of Parker Oak Shore Drive Pier Stipultaion (10/2/14)
              2. Panama City Marina Fishing Pier Stipulation (10/2/14)
              3. Strategically Provided Boat Access along Florida's Gulf Coast Stipulation (10/2/14)
            7. Florida-Escambia County Project Stipulations
              1. Big Lagoon State Park Boat Ramp Improvement Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Bob Sikes Pier Parking and Trail Restoration Stipulation 910/2/14)
              3. Florida Gulf Coast Marine Fisheries Hatchery Enhancement Center Stipulation (10/2/14)
              4. Perdido Key Dune Restoration Stipulation (10/2/14)
              5. Perdido Key State Park Beach Boardwalk Imrovements Stipulation (10/2/14)
            8. Florida-Franklin County Project Stipulations
              1. Apalachicola River Wildlife Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Bald Point State Park Recreation Areas Stipulation (10/2/14)
              3. Enhancement of Franklin County Parks & Boat Ramps Stipulation (10/2/14)
            9. Florida-Gulf County Projects Stipulation (10/2/14)
            10. Florida-Gulf Island National Seashore Beach Enhancement Stipulation (10/2/14)
            11. Florida-Gulf Island National Seashore Ferry Stipulation (10/2/14)
            12. Florida-Living Shoreline Project Stipulations
              1. Cat Point Living Shoreline Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Pensacola Bay Living Shoreline Stipulation (10/2/14)
            13. Florida-Okaloosa County Project Stipulations
              1. Norriego Point Restoration and Recreation Project Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Northwest Florida Estuarine Habitiat Restoration Stipulation (10/2/14)
            14. Florida-Regional Project Stipulations
              1. Artificial Reef Creation & Restoration Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Oyster Cultch Placement Project Stipulation (10/2/14)
              3. Scallop Enhancement in the Florida Panhandle Stipulation (10/2/14)
              4. Sea Grass Recovery Stipulation (10/2/14)
            15. Florida-Santa Rosa County Project Stipulations
              1. Escribano Point Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Gulf Breeze Wayside Park Boat Ramp Stipulation (10/2/14)
              3. Navarre Beach Park Coastal Access Stipulation (10/2/14)
              4. Navarrae Beach Park Gulfside Walkover Complex Stipulation (10/2/14)
            16. Florida-Wakulla County Project Stipulations
              1. Shell Point Beach Nourishment Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Wakulla Marshes Sands Park Improvements Stipulation (10/2/14)
            17. Florida-Walton County Project Stipulations
              1. Deer Lake State Park Development Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Walton County Boardwalks & Dune Crossovers Stipulation (10/2/14)
            18. Mississippi-Hancock County Marsh Living Shoreline Stipulation (10/2/14)
            19. Mississippi-Pascagoula Beachfront Promenade Stipulation (10/2/14)
            20. Mississippi-Popp's Ferry Causeway Park Stipulation (10/2/14)
            21. Mississippi-Restoration Initiatives at the INFINITY Science Center Stipulation (10/2/14)
            22. Texas-Artificial Reef Creation Stipulations
              1. Freeport Artificial Reef Stipulation (10/2/14)
              2. Matagorda Artificial Reef Stipulation (10/2/14)
              3. Mid-Upper Texas Coast Artificial Reef Stipulation (10/2/14)
            23. Texas-Galveston Island State Park Beach Redevelopment Stipulation (10/2/14)
            24. Texas-Sea Rim State Park Improvement Stipulation (10/2/14)
        3. General Supporting Materials
          1. Louisiana Regional Restoration Plan-Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (January 2007)
          2. 2012 Comprehensive Master Plan
        4. Public Comments
          1. Consolidated Public Comments
            1. Attachments to Comments
              1. Attachment to Comment 287
              2. Attachment to Comment 600
              3. Attachment to Comment 603
              4. Second Attachment to Comment 603
              5. Third Attachment to Comment 603
              6. Attachment to Comment 643
              7. Attachment to Comment 663
              8. Attachment to Comment 674
              9. Attachment to Comment 692
              10. Attachment to Comment 701
          2. Letters Received After Comment Period
            1. The Gulf Restoration Network Comments (7/24/14)
            2. The Ocean Conservancy Supplmental Comments (7/24/14)
            3. The Nature Conservancy Comments (8/28/14)
          3. Public Meeting Transcripts
            1. Transcripts from Mobile, Ala Meeting (12/16/13)
            2. Transcript from Long Beach, Ms Meeting (12/17/13)
            3. Transcript from Belle Chasse, La Meeting (1/14/14)
            4. Transcript from Thibodaux, La Meeting (1/15/14)
            5. Transcript from Lake Charles, La Meeting (1/16/14)
            6. Transcript from Port Arthur, Tx Meeting (1/21/14)
            7. Transcript from Galveston, Tx Meeting (1/23/14)
            8. Transcript from Corpus Christi, Tx Meeting (1/23/14)
            9. Transcript from Pensacola, Fla Meeting (2/3/14)
        5. Public Outreach
          1. Overview document of the Final Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (June 2014)
          2. Louisiana Outer Coast Fact Sheet
          3. Louisiana Marine Fisheries Enhancement Research and Science Center Fact Sheet
          4. Alabama-Gulf State Park Enhancement Project Fact Sheet
          5. Alabama-Oyster Reef Restoration in Mobile County Fact Sheet
          6. Alabama-Swift Tract Living Shoreline Project Fact Sheet
          7. Florida-Bay County Projects Fact Sheet
          8. Florida-Escambia County Projects Fact Sheet
          9. Florida-Franklin County Projects Fact Sheet
          10. Florida-Gulf County Projects Fact Sheet
          11. Florida-Gulf Islands National Seashore Beach Enhancement Project Fact Sheet
          12. Florida-Gulf Islands National Seashore Ferry Project Fact Sheet
          13. Florida-Living Shoreline Projects Fact Sheet
          14. Florida-Okaloosa County Project Fact Sheet
          15. Florida-Regional Projects Fact Sheet
          16. Florida-Santa Rosa County Projects Fact Sheet
          17. Florida-Wakulla County Projects Fact Sheet
          18. Florida-Walton County Projects Fact Sheet
          19. Mississippi-Hancock County Marsh Living Shoreline Project Fact Sheet
          20. Mississippi-Pascagoula Beachfront Promenade Project Fact Sheet
          21. Mississippi-Popp's Ferry Causeway Park Project Fact Sheet
          22. Mississippi-Restoration Initiatives at the INFINITY Science Center Project Fact Sheet
          23. Texas-Artificial Reef Creation Off the Texas Coast Fact Sheet
          24. Texas-Galveston Island State Park Beach Redevelopment Project Fact Sheet
          25. Texas-Sea Rim State Park Improvement Project Fact Sheet
          26. Public Meeting Agendas
            1. Agenda for Belle Chasse, La Meeting (1/14/14)
            2. Agenda for Thibodaux, La Public Meeting (1/15/14)
            3. Agenda for Lake Charles, La Public Meeting (1/16/14)
          27. Louisiana Public Meeting Presentations
            1. Belle Chasse Public Meeting Presentation
            2. Thibodaux Public Meeting Presentation
            3. Lake Charles Public Meeting Presentation
        6. Louisiana Projects
          1. Louisiana Outer Coast
            1. General
              1. Hingtgen, T.M., R.Mulholland, and A.V. Zale. 1985 Habitat Suitability Index Models: Eastern Brown Pelican. U.S. Fish Wildl. Serv. Biol. Rep. 82(10.90) (1985)
              2. Condrey, R., P. Kemp, J. Visser, J. Gosselink, D. Lindstedt, E. Melancon Jr., G. Peterson, and B. Thompson. Status, Trends and probable Causes of Change in Living Resources in the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuarine System. BTNEP Publ. No. 21. Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (1996)
              3. La. Coastal Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Task Force (LCWCRTF) Whiskey Island Restoration (TE-27) (2002)
              4. O'Connell, M.T., C.D. Franze, E.A. Spalding, and M.A. Poirrier Biological Resources of the Louisiana Coast: Part 2-Coastal Animals and Habitat Associations. Journal of Coastal Research SI 44:146-161 (2005)
              5. Visser, J.M., W.G. Vermillion, D.E. Evers, R.G. Linscombe, and C.E. Sasser. Nesting habitat requirements of the brown pelican and their management implications. Journal of Coastal Research 21(2):e27-e35 (2005)
              6. Louisiana Regional Restoration Planning Program Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (January 2007)
              7. Thomson, G.G., T.J. Campbell, V. Grabowski, and B. Kendrick. Barataria Basin Barrier Shoreline Restoration Feasibility Report. Appendix C, Shell Island (2008) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.4.7.3)
              8. LaVoie, D. Sand Resources, Regional Geology, and Coastal Processes of the Chandeleur Islands Coastal System-An Evaluation of the Breton NWR (2009) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.5.15)
              9. Martinez L., S. O'Brien, M. Bethel, S. Penland, and M. Kulp Louisiana Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring Program (BICM) Volume 2: Shoreline Changes and Barrier Island Land Loss 1800's-2005 (2009)
              10. LCWCRTF Whiskey Island Back Barrier Marsh Creation (TE-50) (2010)
              11. Thomson, G., M. Miner, A. Wycklendt, M. Rees, and D. Swigler MRGO Ecosystem Restoration Feasiblity Study-Chandeleur and Breton Islands (2010)
              12. Thomson, G., W. Thompson, A. Wycklendt, and D. Swigler Chenier Ronquille Barrier Island Restoration Project (BA-76) -95% Design Report (2011)
              13. Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Ecosystem Restoration Study, Volume V of VI, Integrated Feasibilty Study and Final EIS for the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Shoreline Restoration (2010)
              14. Gulf of Mexico Regional Ecosystem Restoration Strategy: Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force (December 2011)
              15. Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast (2012)
              16. LCWCRTF Riverine Sand Mining/Scofield Island Restoration (BA-40) (2012)
              17. Louisiana Coastal Area Barataria Basin Barrier Shoreline Restoration Final Integrated Construction Report and Final Environmental Impact Statement (March 2012)
              18. Kindinger, J.L., N.A. Buster, J.G. Flocks, J.C. Bernier, and M.A. Kulp Louisiana Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring (BICM) Program Summary Report: Data and Analyses 2006 through 2010 (2013)
              19. USGS-Louisiana Barrier Islands: A Vanishing Resource. USGS Fact Sheet (2013)
              20. CZMA-Letter from DOI to Office of Coastal Management (DNR) seeking concurrence on all Early Restoration Phase III projects (12/12/13)
                1. Letter from Office of Coastal Management (DNR) to DOI requesting 15-day extenstion (2/14/14)
                2. CZMA-Letter from Office of Coastal Management Response (02/18/14)
              21. Memo from USFWS re: Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) Compliance for all Phase III Early Restoration Projects (06/04/14)
              22. No Further ESA Consultation from NMFS (10/17/14)
              23. No Further EFH Consultation from NMFS (10/17/14)
            2. Caillou Lake Headlands
              1. Coast 2050: Toward a Sustainable Coastal Louisiana (1998)
              2. Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Louisiana Ecosystem Restoration Study. Final Volume 1-Main Report (November 2004)
              3. LCA Louisiana Ecosystem Restoration Study. Final Volume 2-Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (November 2004)
              4. USFWS National Bald Eagle Management Guidelines (2007)
              5. NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NFMS) Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Conservation Recommendations-Croom (07/22/10)
              6. LCA Ecosystem Restoration Study. Volume V-Integrated Feasibility Study and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Shoreline Restoration (TBBS EIS) (October 2010)
                1. Appendices to TBBS EIS
                  1. Appendix A-Biological Assessment
                  2. Appendix B-USFWS Coordination Report
                  3. Appendix C-NOAA Fisheries Coordination Letter
                  4. Appendix D-404(b)(1) Water Quality Report
                  5. Appendix E-CZMA Consistency Determination (Ducote)-La Coastal Resources Program
                  6. Appendix F-Section 106 Programmatic Agreement between USACE, CPRA, SHPO and ACHP
                  7. Appendix G-Responses to Comments
                  8. Appendix H-Value Engineering Report
                  9. Appendix I-Adaptive Management Monitoring Program
                  10. Appendix J-Real Estate Plan
                  11. Appendix K-TBBSR Benefit Cost-Incremental Cost Analysis
                  12. Appendix K; Annex K1-WVA responses
                  13. Appendix L-Borrow Area Designs
                  14. Appendix L; Annex L2-Plan Designs 2
                  15. Appendix L; Annex L2-Plan Designs 3
                  16. Appendix L; Annex L2-Island Designs 4
                  17. Appendix M-TBBSR HTRW Report
              7. NOAA NFMS Endangered Species Act (ESA) concurrence-Crabtree (03/22/12)
              8. USFWS ESA concurrence on West Indian manatee and pallid sturgeon-Weller (09/26/12)
              9. Schupp, C.A., N.T. Winn, T.L. Pearl, J.P. Kumer, T.J.B. Carruthers, & C.S. Zimmerman. 2012-Restoration of Overwash Processes Creates Piping Plover Habitat on a Barrier Island (Assateague Island, Maryland). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 116 (2013), 11-20
              10. USFWS 2013 Revised ESA Biological Assessment (BA), including USFWS 2010 Final Biological Opinion (BO) for LCA TBBS (08/12/13)
              11. Previous CZMA Coastal Use Permit (CUP) and Consistency Determination for the Caillou Lake Headland Project (2013)
              12. Supplemental ESA BA-Louisiana Island Restoration: Caillou Lake Headlands, Chenier-Ronquille, and Shell Island (05/01/14)
                1. Letter from DOI/USFWS to USFWS Field office regarding ESA re-initiation (05/13/14)
              13. USACE 404 Permit for Caillou Lake Headlands Restoration Project (06/18/14)
              14. USFWS concurrence on Coastal Barrier Resource Act (CBRA) (07/01/14)
              15. NOAA NFMS Request for Concurrence on Section 7 ESA (9/12/14)
              16. ESA Consultations for Caillou Lake Headlands and Shell Island Restoration Project (10/28/14)
            3. Chenier Ronquille Barrier Island
              1. Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Conservation and Restoration Task Force (LCWCRTF)-Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Restoration Plan: Main Report and EIS (1993)
              2. LCA Louisiana Ecosystem Restoration Study. Final Volume 2-PEIS (November 2004) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.3)
              3. USFWS National Bald Eagle Management Guidelines (2007) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.4)
              4. Previous CZMA Consistency Review of Chenier Ronquille Barrier Island Restoration CWPPRA Project BA-76-Lovell (12/15/11)
              5. NOAA NFMS ESA concurrence-Crabtree (06/06/12)
              6. USFWS ESA concurrence on piping plover-Weller (06/07/12)
              7. USFWS ESA concurrence on West Indian manatee and pallid sturgeon-Weller (09/26/12) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.8)
              8. NOAA NFMS EFH concurrence-Fay (10/05/12)
              9. USACE 404 Permit for Chenier Restoration Project (11/7/12)
              10. Chenier Ronquille Barrier Island Restoration Project Environmental Assessment, Appendix A and FONSI (November 2013)
              11. Supplemental ESA BA-Louisiana Island Restoration: Caillou Lake Headlands, Chenier-Ronquille, and Shell Island (05/01/014) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.12)
                1. Letter from DOI/USFWS to USFWS Field Office regarding ESA re-initiation (05/13/14) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.12.1)
              12. USFWS Concurrence on Coastal Barrier Resource Act (CBRA) (07/01/14)
              13. NOAA NFMS Request for Concurrence on Section 7 ESA (9/12/14)
            4. Shell Island
              1. Coast 2050: Toward a Sustainable Coastal Louisiana (1998) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.1)
              2. LCA Louisiana Ecosystem Restoration Study. Final Volume 1-Main Report (November 2004) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.2)
              3. LCA Louisiana Ecosystem Restoration Study. Final Volume 2-PEIS (November 2004) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.3)
              4. USFWS National Bald Eagle Management Guidelines (2007) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.4)
              5. Previous CZMA Consistency Review-Lovell (9/13/11)
              6. NOAA NFMS ESA Concurrence-Crabtree (03/22/12) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.7)
              7. LCA Barataria Basin Barrier Shoreline Restoration Final Integrated Construction Report and Final EIS (BBS-EIS) (March 2012)
                1. Appendix A-Engineering
                2. Appendix B-Economics
                3. Appendix C-Real Estate Plan
                4. Appendix D-Environmental
                  1. Appendix D, Annex E-Biological Opinion (Caminada Consult) (December 2011)
                5. Appendix E-Comments and Responses
                6. EPA Emission Factors-GreenHouse Gases (2011)
              8. USFWS ESA concurrence on piping plover-Weller (05/22/12)
              9. NMFS EFH Public Consultation Tracking System-MVN20112935EF (05/24/12)
              10. USFWS ESA concurrence on West Indian manatee and pallid sturgeon-Weller (09/26/12) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.8)
              11. USACE Environmental Assessment-Shell Island Restoration Project (10/5/12)
              12. Supplemental ESA BA-Louisiana Island Restoration: Caillou Lake Headlands, Chenier Ronquille, and Shell Island (05/01/14) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.12)
                1. Letter from DOI/USFWS to USFWS Field Office regarding ESA re-initiation (05/13/14) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.12.1)
              13. USFWS concurrence on Coastal Barrier Resource Act (CBRA) (07/01/14)
              14. NOAA NFMS Request for Concurrence on Section 7 ESA (9/22/14)
              15. ESA Consultations for Caillou Lake Headlands and Shell Island Restoration Project (10/28/14) (also located at 8.2.4.6.1.2.16)
            5. Breton Island
              1. Cowardin, L.M., V.Carter, F.C.Golet, E.T. LaRoe, Classification of wetlands and deepwater habitats of the U.S. (1979)
              2. Leatherman, S.P., Barrier Island Handbook, College Park, Maryland: Coastal Publications, University of Maryland (1982)
              3. Fuller, D.A, Tappan, A.M, and Hester, M.C., Sea Turtles in Louisiana's Coastal Waters (1987)
              4. Bonneville Power Adminstration (BPA), Electrical and Biological Effects of Transmission Lines: A Review (1989)
              5. MRGO Remote Sensing Survey of Disposal Area (1993)
              6. BPA, Electrical and Biological Effects of Transmission Lines: A Review (1996)
              7. Penland, S., Westphal, K.A., Zganjar, C., Connor, P., and Tao, Q. and Mathies, L., Nord, B., and Gunn, R., USACE, LSU. Beneficial Use Monitoring Program Annual Report, Part 4: Results of Monitoring the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material at MRGO-Breton Island-Base year 1985 thru Fiscal Year 1996 (1997)
              8. Pearson, C.E., Remote Sensing Survey of the MRGO, Ocean Dredged material Disposal Site (2001)
              9. Wright, V. and Hess, T. "Bald Eagles Make Comeback in South Louisiana," LSU Ag Center: Louisiana Agriculture Magazine (Spring 2002)
              10. Gulf of Mexico Fisherey Management Council (GMFMC)-Final Generic Amendment Number 3 for addressing Essential Fish Habitat Requirements, Habitat Areas of Particular Concern, and Adverse Effects of Fishing in the following Fishery Management Plans of the GOM (March 2005)
              11. Importance of Energy Production-LSU Center for Energy Studies (2006)
              12. USFWS Delta and Breton National Wildlife Refuges Comprehensive Conservation Plan (July 2008)
              13. Walsh "Fuel Management for Tugs Becoming an Increasing Challenge," Professional Mariner (May 2008)
              14. US EPA "Emission Facts: Average Carbon Dioxide Emissions Resulting from Gasoline and Diesel Fuel." (2009)
              15. Lavoie, D., Sand Resources, Regional Geology and Coastal Processes of the Chandeleur Islands Coastal System: and Evaluation of the Breton National Wildlife Refuge (2009)
              16. NOAA-Risso's Dolphin NGOM Stock (November 2010)
              17. EPA Emission Factors for Greenhouse Gas Inventories (2011)
              18. Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) Louisiana Workforce Information Review 2011-2012 (2011)
              19. US Census 2012-Quick Facts
              20. USFWS Breton National Wildlife Refuge, Fine Particles and Public Health Concerns (2012)
              21. EPA Clean Air Act Permitting for Greenhouse Gases (2013)
              22. Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) Regional Economic Development-Plaquemines Parish (2013)
              23. Johnson, "Plug into the Grid and Save-Electrification of Diesel Dredges and Boosters" (2013)
              24. About Louisiana-History & Culture Louisiana (2013)
              25. USFWS Breton National Wildlife Refuge (2013)
              26. US Department of Agriculture NRCS-Web Soil Survey (2013)
              27. USFWS West Indian Manatee (2013)
              28. USFWS Air Quality in Breton National Wildlife Refuge (2013)
              29. USFWS Wetlands Mapper (2013)
              30. Memorandum and BA for the Proposed N. Breton Island Restoration, Chandeleur Islands Barrier System, Louisiana-McClain (12/15/13)
              31. NOAA NFMS ESA informal consult for N. Breton Island Restoration-Craig (01/21/14)
                1. ESA checklist
                2. NOAA NFMS ESA concurrence-Crabtree
              32. USFWS EFH Assessment for the Proposed N. Breton Island Restoration (02/14/14)
              33. USFWS Biological Opinion (05/09/14)
              34. EFH Review of Proposed N. Breton Island Restoration-Fay (03/17/14)
              35. Becker, "Calculating Fuel Consumption" Boating Magazine
              36. USFWS concurrence on Coastal Barrier Resource Act (CBRA) (07/01/14)
          2. Louisiana Marine Fisheries Enhancement Research and Science Center
            1. US EPA Constructed wetlands and aquatic plant systems for municipal wastewater treatment. A design manual (September 1988)
            2. Schwartz, M.F. and Boyd, C.E. Constructed wetlands for the treatment of channel catfish pond effluents. The Progressive Fish Culturist (1995)
            3. Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (GMFMC) Generic amendment for addressing essestial fish habitat requirements in the following Fishery Management plans for the GOM (1998)
            4. Louisiana State University "Shrimping in Louisiana." Louisiana Seagrant College Program (1999)
            5. Wong, K.B. and Piedrahita, R.H., Settling velocity of characterizaion of acquaculture solids. Aquaculture Engineering, 21, 233-246 (2000)
            6. Lorenzen, K., Leber, K.M. & Blankenship, H.L., Responsible approach to marine stock enhancement: An update. Review in Fisheries Science 18, 189-210 (2010)
            7. Wiken, Ed, Franciso Jimenex nava, and Glenn Griffith, North American Terrestrial Ecoregions-Level III. Commission for Environmental Cooperation (2011)
            8. La. Department of Environmental Quailty; Louisiana Water Quality Inventory: Integrated Report, Fulfilling Requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act Sections 305(b) and 303(d) (2012)
            9. Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR). The EDR Radius Map Report with GeoCheck: LDWF Calcasieu Site (Inquiry number 3727483.1s) (2013)
            10. Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR). The EDR Radius Map Report with GeoCheck: LDWF Plaquemines Site (Inquiry number 3727483.2s)(2013)
            11. NatureServe Explorer: Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle, Sprague's Pipit, Red Knot, Piping Plover (2013)
            12. NatureServe Explorer; Trichechus manatus (2013)
            13. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Chemical Safety Information (2013)
            14. CZMA-Letter from DOI to Office of Coastal Management (DNR) seeking concurrence on all Early Restoration Phase III projects (12/12/13)
              1. CZMA-Letter from Office of Coastal Management to DOI requesting 15-day extension (02/14/14)
              2. CZMA-Letter from Office of Coastal Management Response (02/18/14)
            15. USFWS Species Profile: West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) (2014)
            16. NOAA NFMS EFH consultation initation (2/20/14)
              1. EFH Determination of Effect (2/2014)
              2. NOAA NFMS EFH Concurrence-Fay (3/26/14)
            17. USFWS ESA Consultation, including re-initiation for manatees, for Calcasieu Site (05/13/14)
              1. USFWS ESA concurrence, including re-initiation for manatees (05/16/14)
            18. Memo from USFWS re: Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) Compliance for all Phase III Early Restoration Projects (06/04/14)
      5. Phase IV Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessments
        1. Draft Phase IV Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessments
          1. BP Comments to Draft Phase IV Early Restoration Plan
        2. Final Phase IV Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessments
          1. Notice of Filing Stipulations and Stipulations for all Phase VI Early Restoration Projects (9/24/15)
        3. Public Comments
        4. Public Outreach / Announcements
        5. Public Meetings
        6. Louisiana-Related Projects
          1. CZMA - Letter from NOAA to OCM seeking concurrence on Phase IV Early Restoration Projects (5/21/15)
            1. CZMA - Letter from OCM Response (6/22/15)
      6. Phase V Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment
        1. Draft Phase V Early Restoration Plan and Evironmental Assessment
        2. Final Phase V Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment
          1. Final Phase V Early Restoration Plan & Environmental Assessment - Executive Summary
  9. Settlement and Long-term Restoration
    1. Consent Decree (4/4/2016)
    2. Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PDARP/PEIS)
      1. Notices
        1. Public Notices regarding Public Meetings on DRAFT PDARP/PEIS
          1. DWH Trustees Propose Comprehensive Restoration (10/5/15)
          2. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (Abbeville Meridional) (10/11/15)
          3. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (Advocate) (10/12/15)
          4. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (Advocate) (10/15)
          5. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (American Press) (10/12/15)
          6. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (The Courier) (10/12/15)
          7. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (The Daily Advertiser) (10/12/15)
          8. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (The Daily Comet) (10/12/15)
          9. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (The Daily Review) (10/12/15)
          10. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (Little Saigon News of New Orleans) (10/15)
          11. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (The Plaquemines Gazette) (10/15)
          12. Notice of Public Meetings on October 19 and 22, 2015 (Times Picayune) (10/11/15)
        2. Federal Register Notice of Availability of Draft PDARP/PEIS (10/5/2015)
        3. Louisiana Register Notice of Availability of Draft PDARP/PEIS (9/20/2015)
        4. Federal Register Notice of Availability of Final PDARP/PEIS (2/19/2016)
        5. Louisiana Register Notice of Availability of Final PDARP/PEIS (2/20/2016)
        6. LA Supplemental Notice of Availability of Final PDARP/PEIS (3/20/16)
      2. Outreach
        1. Four-page brochure re Draft PDARP/PEIS (10/15)
        2. Two-page flyer re proposed PDARP/PEIS (10/15)
        3. Presentation on PDARP/PEIS (10/15)
        4. Presentation on PDARP/PEIS (Vietnamese) (10/15)
        5. Fact Sheet re Draft PDARP/PEIS (Vietnamese) (10/15)
        6. PDARP/PEIS Overview (English) (10/15)
        7. PDARP/PEIS Overview (Vietnamese) (10/15)
        8. Trustee Public Meeting comment sign up sheet (Blank) (10/15)
      3. Draft Plan
        1. DRAFT PDARP/PEIS - Overview
        2. DRAFT PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 1
        3. DRAFT PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 2
        4. DRAFT PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 3
        5. DRAFT PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 4
        6. DRAFT PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 5
        7. DRAFT PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 6
        8. DRAFT PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 7
      4. Public Meeting Transcripts
        1. DC Public Meeting (11/18/15)
        2. Galveston Public Meeting (11/10/15)
        3. Mobile Public Meeting (10/26/15)
        4. New Orleans Public Meeting (10/22/15)
        5. Pensacola Public Meeting (10/27/15)
        6. St. Petersburg Public Meeting (10/29/15)
      5. Final Plan
        1. FINAL PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 1
        2. FINAL PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 2
        3. FINAL PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 3
        4. FINAL PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 4
        5. FINAL PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 5
        6. FINAL PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 6
        7. FINAL PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 7
        8. FINAL PDARP/PEIS - Chapter 8
      6. Compliance
        1. Memorandum from DOI to FWS Re: Formal Consultation and Conference Request for the Deepwater Horizon Draft Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan [ESA Section 7 Consultation Initiation] (2/1/2016)
        2. Memorandum from NMFS to NOAA Re: Framework Biological Opinion of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement [ESA Section 7 Consultation Response] (2/10/16)
        3. Memorandum from FWS to DOI Re: Biological and Conference Opinion for the Deepwater Horizon Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan [ESA Section 7 Consultation Response] (3/18/2016)
      7. Supporting Materials
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        4. Peterson, G. W. and R. E. Turner. 1994. The value of salt marsh edge vs interior as a habitat for fish and decapod crustaceans in a Louisiana tidal marsh. Estuaries 17(1B):235-262.
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        9. Hopkins, T.L. and T.T. Sutton. 1998. Midwater fishes and shrimps as competitors and resource partitioning in low latitude oligotrophic ecosystems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 164:37–45.
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        11. U.S. EPA. 1999. Ecological Condition of Estuaries in the Gulf of Mexico. EPA 620-R-98-004. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Gulf Ecology Division, Gulf Breeze, Florida. Accessed March 29, 2015.
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        13. USFWS. 1999. Mangroves. In South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Southweast Region, Atlanta, GA. pp. 3-519-3-552.
        14. Bouchard, S.S. and K.A. Bjorndal. 2000. Sea turtles as biological transporters of nutrients and energy from marine to terrestrial ecosystems. Ecology 81:2305–2313.
        15. Würsig, B., T.A. Jefferson, and D.J. Schmidly. 2000. The marine mammals of the Gulf of Mexico. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.
        16. Block, B. A., H. Dewar, S. B. Blackwell, T. D. Williams, E. D. Prince, C. J. Farwell, A. Boustany, S. L. H. Teo, A. Seitz, A. Walli, and D. Fudge. 2001. Migratory movements, depth preferences, and thermal biology of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Science 293:1310-1314.
        17. Levin, L.A., D.F. Boesch, A. Covich, C. Dahm, C. Erséus, K.C. Ewel, R.T. Kneib, A. Moldenke, M.A. Palmer, P. Snelgrove, D. Strayer, and J.M. Weslawski. 2001. The function of marine critical transition zones and the importance of sediment biodiversity. Ecosystems 4:430–451.
        18. Ducklow, H. W., D. K. Steinberg, and K. O. Buesseler. 2001. Upper ocean carbon export and the biological pump. Oceanography 14(4):50-58.
        19. Nybakken, J. W. 2001. Marine Biology: An Ecological Approach., 5th ed. Benjamin/Cummings, San Francisco.
        20. Minello, T.J. and L.P. Rozas. 2002. Nekton in Gulf Coast wetlands: Fine-scale distributions, landscape patterns, and restoration implications. Ecological Applications 12(2):441–455.
        21. USFWS and NOAA. 2003. Final Rule: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Gulf Sturgeon. Federal Register 68:13370-13495.
        22. Althauser, L.L. 2003. "An Ecopath/Ecosim Analysis of an Estuarine Food Web: Seasonal Energy Flow and Response to River-Flow Related Perturbations." MS Thesis, Louisiana State University.
        23. Peterson, C. H., S. D. Rice, J. W. Short, D. Esler, J. L. Bodkin, B. E. Ballachey, and D. B. Irons. 2003. Long-term ecosystem response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Science 302(5653):2082-2086.
        24. Fleeger, J. W., Carman, K. R., and Nisbet, R. M. 2003. Indirect effects of contaminants in aquatic ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment 317(1): 207-233.
        25. Fisher, J. and M.C. Acreman. 2004. Wetland Nutrient Removal: A review of the evidence. Accessed July 16, 2015.
        26. Gulf of Mexico Program. 2004. Seagrass Habitat in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Degradation, Conservation and Restoration of a Valuable Resource. Accessed August 7, 2015.
        27. Miller, C. B. 2004. Biological Oceanography. Blackwell, Oxford, UK.
        28. Spotila, J.R. 2004. Sea Turtles: A Complete Guide to Their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation. Johns Hopkins University Press, 240 pp.
        29. Hester, M.W., E.A. Spalding, and C.D. Franze. 2005. Biological resources of the Louisiana coast: Part 1. An overview of coastal plant communities of the Louisiana gulf shoreline. Journal of Coastal Research 44:134–145.
        30. O'Connell, M. T., C. D. Franze, E. A. Spalding, and M. A. Poirrier. 2005. Biological resources of the Louisiana coast: Part 2. Coastal animals and habitat associations. Journal of Coastal Research SI 44:146-161.
        31. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF). 2005. Louisiana Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy. September.
        32. Able, K. W. 2005. A re-examination of fish estuarine dependence: Evidence for connectivity between estuarine and ocean habitats. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 64:5-17.
        33. Minerals Management Service. 2006. Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2007-2012. Western Planning Area Sales 204, 207, 210, 215, and 218; Central Planning Area Sales 205, 206, 208,213, 216, and 222. Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Volume I: Chapters 1-8 and Appendices. OCS EIS/EA MMS 2006-062. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.
        34. Continental Shelf Associates International, Inc. (CSA). 2007. Characterization of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Hard Bottom Communities With Emphasis on Lophelia Coral. United States Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service (MMS), Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region, New Orleans, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 2007-044. 169 pp.
        35. Dow, W., K. Eckert, M. Palmer and P. Kramer (2007). An atlas of sea turtle nesting habitat for the Wider Caribbean region. The Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network and The Nature Conservancy. WIDECAST Technical Report No. 6. 267 pp, plus electronic appendices.
        36. Grabowski, J. H. and C. H. Peterson. 2007. Restoring oyster reefs to recover ecosystem services. In Ecosystem Engineers: Plants to Protists. K. Cuddington, J. E. Byers, W. G. Wilson, and A. Hastings (eds.). Elsevier, p. 281.
        37. Teo, S. L. H., A. Boustany, H. Dewar, M. J. W. Stokesbury, K. C. Weng, S. Beemer, A. C. Seitz, C. J. Farwell, E. D. Prince, and B. A. Block. 2007. Annual migrations, diving behavior, and therma biology of Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, on their Gulf of Mexico breeding grounds. Marine Biology 151:1-18.
        38. Minello, T.J., G.A. Matthews, and P.A. Caldwell. 2008. Population and production estimates for decapod crustaceans in wetlands of Galveston Bay, Texas. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137:129–146.
        39. Walters, C., S. J. D. Martell, V. Christensen, and B. Mahmoudi. 2008. An Ecosim model for exploring Gulf of Mexico ecosystem management options: Implications of including multistanza life-history models for policy predictions. Bulletin of Marine Science 83(1):251-271.
        40. USACE. 2009. Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties, Mississippi. Comprehensive Plan and Integrated Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District.
        41. Rowe, G.T. and M.C. Kennicutt II. 2009. Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Habitats and Benthic Ecology Study: Final Report. United States Department of the Interior, Minerals Management. Service (MMS), Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region, New Orleans, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 2009- 039.
        42. Elliott-Smith, E., S.M. Haig, and B.M. Powers. 2009. Data from the 2006 International Piping Plover Census: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 426.
        43. Felder, D. L. and D. K. Camp (eds.). 2009. Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota: Volume 1 - Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX.
        44. Heithaus, M. R. and L. M. Dill. 2009. Feeding strategies and tactics. In Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. W. F. Perrin, B. Wursig, and J. G. M. Thewissen (eds.). Elsevier/Academic Press, Amsterdam/Boston. pp. 414-423.
        45. Kahng, S.E. J.R. Garcia-Sais, H.L. Spalding, E. Brokovich, D. Wagner, E. Weil, L. Hinderstein, R.J. Toonen. 2010. Community ecology of mesophotic coral reef systems. Coral Reefs. 29: 255-275.
        46. NOAA. 2011. The Gulf of Mexico at a Glance: A Second Glance. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. June. Accessed July 9, 2015.
        47. Brown, C., K. Andrews, J. Brenner, J.W. Tunnell, C. Canfeld, C. Dorsett, M. Driscoll, and E. Johnson, and S. Kaderka. 2011. Strategy for Restoring the Gulf of Mexico (A cooperative NGO report). The Nature Conservancy. Arlington, VA.
        48. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). 2011. Fisheries of the United States, 2010. Current Fishery Statistics No. 2010. National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Science and Technology, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. U.S. Department of Commerce. Accessed 8/23/2015.
        49. Dance, M. A., W. F. I. Patterson, and D. T. Addis. 2011. Fish community and trophic structure at artificial reef sites in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Bulletin of Marine Science 87(3):301-324.
        50. BOEM. 2012. Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program: 2012-2017. Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2012-030. U.S. Department of the Interior.
        51. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). 2012. Fisheries of the United States: 2011. Current Fishery Statistics No. 2011. National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Science and Technology, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. U.S. Department of Commerce. Accessed 7/16/2015.
        52. CPRA. 2012. Louisiana’s 2012 Coastal Master Plan. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. Accessed July 16, 2015.
        53. de Mutsert, K., J. H. Jr. Cowan, and C. J. Walters. 2012. Using Ecopath with Ecosim to explore nekton community response to freshwater diversion into a Louisiana estuary. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management and Ecosystem Science 4:104-116.
        54. Matherne, A.. 2013. Setting Louisiana’s shrimp seasons in an article by Alan Matherne LSU AgCenter / Louisiana Sea Grant Coastal & Fisheries Outreach. April 16. Accessed August 7, 2015.
        55. Dahl, T. E. and S. M. Stedman. 2013. Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Coastal Watersheds of the Conterminous United States, 2004 to 2009. U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service. Accessed July 15, 2015.
        56. Addis, D. T., W. F. I. Patterson, M. A. Dance, and G. W. Jr. Ingram. 2013. Implications of reef fish movement from unreported artificial reef sites in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Research 147:349-358.
        57. Day, J. W. Jr., B. C. Crump, W. M. Kemp, and A. Yanez-Arancibia. 2013. Estuarine Ecology., 2nd ed. ed. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ.
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        59. Fodrie, F.J., K.W. Able, F. Galvez, K.L. Jr. Heck, O.P. Jensen, P.C. Lopez-Duarte, C.W. Martin, R.E. Turner, and A. Whitehead. 2014. Integrating organismal and population responses of estuarine fishes in Macondo spill research. Bioscience 64(9):778–788.
        60. Masi, M. D., C. H. Ainsworth, and D. Chagaris. 2014. A probabilistic representation of fish diet compositions from multiple data sources: A Gulf of Mexico case study. Ecological Modelling 284:60-74.
        61. Florida DEP. 2015. What Are Mangroves? Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Accessed July 16, 2015.
        62. NPS. 2015. Mississippi River Facts. National Park Service. Accessed August 23, 2015.
        63. BSEE. 2015. Offshore Statistics by Water Depth. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Department of the Interior. Accessed July 15, 2015.
        64. USGS. 2015. Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: A Resource at Risk. Accessed August 7, 2015.
        65. Gulf Base. 2015. Accessed August 12, 2015.
        66. DiPinto, L. Summary of Chapter Lead Edits to the PDARP Injury Sections. (Januray 29, 2016)
      8. Record of Decision
      9. Project Implementation
    3. Trustee Council
      1. Trustee Designations
        1. Louisiana Trustee Council/Trustee Implementation Group Designation Letter (4/18/16)
        2. LA Natural Resource Trustee Designations (3/27/17)
      2. Standard Operating Procedures
        1. Standard Operating Procedures (5/4/16)
        2. Revised Standard Operating Procedures (11/15/16)
      3. Trustee Council Resolutions
        1. TC-2016-001 - Joint Early Restoration Surplus Fund Allocation
        2. TC-2016-002 - Approval of Trustee Council Standard Operating Procedures (5/4/16)
        3. TC 2016-003 - Adoption of Revised Standard Operating Procedures (11/18/16)
        4. TC 2016-004 - Interpretation of Trustee Council Memorandum of Understanding Admin. Budget (12/12/16)
        5. TC 2017-001 - Regarding 2017 Payment Distributions (3/24/17)
      4. Public Meetings and Outreach
        1. September 26, 2016 Meeting
          1. LA TIG Allocation of Funds Factsheet
          2. LA TIG Factsheet (Vietnamese)
          3. LA TIG Factsheet
          4. MAM Factsheet (Vietnamese)
          5. MAM Factsheet
          6. Meeting Presentation
          7. Meeting Transcript
          8. RW TIG Allocation of Funds
          9. RW TIG Factsheet (Vietnamese)
          10. TC Factsheet (Vietnamese)
          11. RW TIG Factsheet
          12. TC Factsheet
    4. Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG)
      1. LA TIG Resolutions
        1. LA-2016-001 - Joint Early Restoration Surplus Fund Allocation (4/22/16)
        2. LA 2016-002 - Release of Draft LA TIG Restoration Plan # 1 (10/20/16)
        3. LA 2016-003 - LA Marine Fisheries Enhancement, Research & Science Center Fund Reallocation (11/16/16)
        4. LA 2017-001 Release of Final LA TIG Restoration Plan # 1 (1/13/2017)
        5. LA 2017-002 - Regarding 2017 Payment Distributions (3/24/17)
        6. LA 2017-003 - Regarding the disbursement of funds related to Restoration Plan # 1 Activities (4/5/17)
        7. LA 2017-004 - Regarding the disbursement of funds related to marine mammal studies (3/31/17)
        8. LA 2017-005 Regarding the reallocation of ER funds for Recreational Use opportunities (8/21/17)
        9. LA-2017-006 Regarding clarification of approved expenses for ER Lake Hermitage Project
        10. LA 2017-007 Regarding implementation of project modifications to ER Oyster Project
      2. Restoration Plan #1
        1. Notices
          1. Notice for Initiation of Restoration Planning in Louisiana (7/12/16)
          2. Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Begins Drafting First Restoration Plan (8/23/16)
          3. Federal Register Notice of Availability Draft Plan (11/1/2016)
          4. Federal Register Notice re Reopening of the Public Comment Period for Draft Restoration Plan # 1 (11/30/16)
          5. LA Register Notice of Availability of LA TIG Final Restoration Plan # 1 (1/20/17)
          6. Federal Register Notice of Availability of Final Plan (1/23/2017)
        2. Public Comments and Outreach
          1. Letter from Audubon Louisiana with project submission (8/2016)
          2. Letter from Chenier Plan Coastal Restoration and Project Authority to NOAA RC RE: LA TIG's Notice of Initiation of Restoration Planning (8/12/16)
          3. Letter from Environmental Defense Fund, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, National Audubon Society, National Wildlife Federation, Nature Conservancy and Ocean Conservancy to the LA TIG Re: LA TIG's Notice of Initiation of Restoration Planning (8/12/16)
          4. Project updates received during solicitation period (8/29/16)
          5. Request for a Public Meeting (11/14/16)
          6. CPRA Meeting Agenda (11/30/16)
          7. Transcript of LA TIG presentation of CPRA Meeting re Restoration Plan # 1 (11/30/16)
          8. Audubon Louisiana comments on Draft Restoration Plan # 1 (12/7/2016)
          9. Public Comments Received on Restoration Plan # 1 (12/10/16)
        3. Draft Plan
          1. Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Draft Restoration Plan # 1 (11/1/16)
        4. Final Plan
          1. Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Final Restoration Plan # 1 (1/23/17)
        5. Supporting Materials
          1. 2007 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan (4/12/07)
          2. Map Showing Land Area Change in Coastal Louisiana (1932 to 2010)
          3. Gaining Ground Wetlands, Hurricanes and the Economy: The Value of Restoring the Mississippi River Delta (1/1/10)
          4. State of Louisiana Executive Order No. JBE 2016-09 (4/4/16)
          5. 2012 Coastal Master Plan Consistency Guidelines (11/20/13)
      3. Restoration Plan #2
        1. Draft Plan
          1. Draft Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment #2: Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities
      4. Restoration Plan #3
        1. Draft Plan
          1. Draft Strategic Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment #3: Restoration of Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats in the Barataria Basin, Louisiana
        2. Final Plan
          1. Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Final Restoration Plan # 3 (3/19/18)
      5. Restoration Plan #4
        1. Draft Plan
          1. Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Draft Restoration Plan # 4 (4/17/18)
    5. Regionwide Trustee Implementation Group (RW TIG)
      1. RW TIG Resolutions
        1. RW-2016-001 - Joint Early Surplus Fund Allocation (4/22/16)
        2. RW 2016-002 (7/1/16)
        3. RW 2016-003 - Strategic Frameworks Est. for Oysters, Sea Turtles, Marine Mammals, Birds (10/24/16)
        4. RW-2016-004 - Fund Withdrawal for Sea Turtle ER Project (11/29/16)
        5. RW-2016-005 - Fund Withdrawal for Phase II NPS project (11/29/16)
        6. RW 2017-001 - Regarding 2017 Payment Distributions (3/24/17)
        7. RW 2017- 002 - Regarding the Process for Rotation of the Primary and Alternate Points of Contact (3/31/17)
        8. RW 2017-003 - Approving the Release of Strategic Frameworks for Living Coastal and Marine Resource Restoration Types (6/26/17)
    6. Unknown Conditions and Adaptive Management Trustee Implementation Group

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