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Staff Contact:

Maya Burke
Senior Planner
4000 Gateway Centre Blvd.
Suite 100
Pinellas Park, Florida 33782
Phone: (727)570-5151 ext. 40


RESTORE Act Information


The Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourism, Opportunities Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act) dedicates 80 percent of all administrative and civil penalties related to the Deepwater Horizon spill to a Gulf Coast Restoration Trust Fund. The RESTORE Act outlines a structure by which the funds can be utilized to restore and protect the natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, marine and wildlife habitats, beaches, coastal wetlands, and economy of the Gulf Coast region.



Related Links & Documents


  • TBRPC RESTORE ActAd Hoc Committee (2013)
  • Gulf Consortium Website
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Interim Final Rule Concerning the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury RESTORE Act Info
  • Allocation of Clean Water Act Penalties (graphic)
  • 2012 CEDS - Tampa Bay Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
  • Gulf of Mexico Regional Ecosystem Restoration Strategy
  • One Bay Regional Vision
  • A Regional Business Plan for Economic Development in the Tampa Bay Region - Executive Summary
  • RESTORE Act of 2012 Full Text
  • TBRPC Strategic Regional Policy Plan - Economic Development Goals and Policies


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