Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Federal)

December 16, 2016: Federal Council to meet December 16 in New Orleans, LA to vote on Comprehensive Plan Update.
On Friday, December 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. CST, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Federal Council) will meet to vote on the Comprehensive Plan Update The meeting will be held in the Celestin Ballroom Section E (3rd Floor) of the Hyatt Regency Hotel (601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113).  

In addition to voting on the Comprehensive Plan Update, the Council will hear updates from some of its key restoration partners including representatives from the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund.  

The public will have the opportunity to offer informal comments pertaining to future council actions at the December 16, 2016 meeting. Attendees are encouraged to pre-register for the meeting by Wednesday, December 14, 2016 online here. Onsite registration will also be available on the day of the meeting (December 16, 2016) from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  

The meeting space is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation and related accommodations should be indicated during pre-registration on or before Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. For requests received after December 1, 2016, every effort will be made to provide the requested accommodations, although we cannot guarantee these services will be available.  

The Council will post all meeting materials on its For additional information about the upcoming meeting, please contact Keala Hughes,, External Affairs Specialist for the Council.