June 09, 2011
The Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy will be cohosting a public forum on the public’s role in a number of ongoing initiatives important to the future of coastal Louisiana and its communities. Senior Research Fellow and Institute director Mark Davis will focus specifically on the public’s role in the BP Natural Resource Damage Assessment.
Refreshments will be served beginning at 5:00 PM.
Seats and parking are limited, so early registration and carpooling are encouraged.
This free public forum details current and upcoming opportunities for public input in four critical, long-term state and federal processes that will define the future of Louisiana's coast. The panel, research, handouts and question-and-answer period will prepare concerned coastal citizens with consolidated, practical information required to participate in the following:
|LOUISIANA'S 2012 MASTER PLAN
Michele Deshotels and Leslie Suazo, Office of Coastal Protection & Restoration
|NATURAL RESOURCE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT
Mark Davis, Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy
|CRITICAL LEGISLATION FOR COASTAL RESTORATION
Amanda Moore, National Wildlife Federation
|GULF OF MEXICO ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION TASK FORCE CITIZEN ADVISORY COUNCIL
Cynthia Sarthou, Gulf Restoration Network
|And, Scott P. Milroy, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, presents: "Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contamination within the Mississippi Sound: preliminary analyses of bioaccumulation, routes of exposure, and the implications on seafood safety."
Questions? Please call the Urban Conservancy at 504-561-7484 or email
, Delta Discussion Group Coordinator.
This event is open to the public, so spread the word: