News Release: Keeping the Gulf of Mexico a Treasured Resource Gulf of Mexico Alliance to Meet for a Resilient Future

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) will convene to address the health of the Gulf Region at the Battle House Hotel this week, drawing a diverse array of representatives from the five Gulf States, Washington D.C., and Mexico. From August 4th-6th, participants will gather to discuss implementation of the 2009 Governor’s Action Plan which- outlines key steps and priorities for the Alliance over the next five years. Signed and supported by each of the five Gulf State Governors, the plan aims to enhance community resilience, promote environmental education, support habitat restoration, reduce nutrient inputs to coastal waters, mitigate impacts to water quality, and identify and characterize Gulf ecosystems. Taking on issues that matter to Gulf state citizens, the Alliance is focused on achieving real results for a healthy Gulf.