Early restoration projects provides an opportunity to implement restoration
projects prior to the completion of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment
(NRDA). Visit NOAA's
website to view the projects that the Deepwater Horizon NRDA trustees are
implementing for Phase 1 projects. To view details of an individual project,
click the View icon on the list
below or click the project marker on
the map. To highlight the location of a project from the list, click the Show on
This atlas will be updated as project information is available. If you are
having technical difficulties with this page or are having trouble accessing the
As of September 19, 2012, 300 projects have been
submitted to DEP and are included on
List 1: Draft
Restoration Projects in Florida. As of September 19, 2012,
200 projects are on
List 2: Draft Early Restoration
Projects, which represents a reduction of projects from List
1 that meet select criteria directly related to early
restoration. Projects not on List 2 may still qualify for
restoration related to the oil spill, but will not be
considered for the early restoration funds. All lists are
dynamic and are updated regularly.
List 2 projects must meet the following criteria to be
eligible for early restoration funded by the Framework for
Early Restoration Addressing Injuries Resulting from the
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill agreement:
- project must be located in the eight county affected area;
- address a known, suspected or potential injury related to
the Deepwater Horizon oil spill;
- and meet the criteria of
the Early Restoration Framework Agreement and the Oil
Pollution Act of 1990.
View a slideshow of general information about the process and criteria for early restoration.
View a slideshow on the current status of the NRDA process.
Presentation of NRDA status update as of June 19, 2012
from Public Meeting on 11.13.12 about proposed Phase II Coastal Conservation
The following files are project information sheets that have been received for projects that may be on List 1 and also on List 2. Not all projects have been submitted using this method, therefore not all projects contained on List 1 or List 2 will be represented below.
- Report Oil
- Environment/Community Hotline
Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center
DEP Press Office