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April 11, 2011
11
Apr

AWF Statement On Legislation Introduced in Congress by Senators Landrieu and Vitter

The introduction today by Senators Landrieu and Vitter of “RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act of 2011” represents an important milestone in securing essential funding for the restoration of the Gulf Coast, particularly the dramatic land loss in the Mississippi River Delta that threatens the environmental and economic stability of the region. The legislation rightfully directs...
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11
Apr

WOMEN OF THE STORM URGE COOPERATION AMONG GULF COAST U.S. SENATORS

With the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster a few days away, the Women of the Storm, a coalition of women from Texas to Florida, strongly urge the ten Gulf Coast senators to endorse the Landrieu/Vitter legislation to allocate 80% of BP fine dollars for Gulf Coast restoration. Two weeks ago we walked the...
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11
Apr

April 2011 Newsletter

Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Initiative In February 2011, AWF launched a new initiative: “BLUE RIBBON RESILIENT COMMUNITIES: Envisioning The Future of America’s Energy Coast” (BRRC). During 2011 and 2012, the Foundation will hold 12 forums in communities all across the Gulf Coast. During each forum, local stakeholders will assess their community’s vulnerabilities and, armed with...
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