The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council met in New Orleans Dec. 16 to approve the Comprehensive Plan update. The meeting kicked off with remarks from Louisiana Gov. Jon Edwards, who applauded the council for their work but expressed a desire to find opportunities to expedite the process. Edwards also reinforced the message, “When we restore the environment, we restore the economy.”
Overview of Comprehensive Plan update:
The complete update can be found here.
Council vote – The Comprehensive Plan update was approved. There were no requested changes from the public or council.
A representative from NRDA & NFWF both approved the updates and expressed that they are looking forward to collaboration opportunities.
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