The Gulf of Mexico Alliance has hired Tracie Sempier to serve as its regional program manager. The position is a shared position between the Gulf of Mexico Alliance and the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium’s (MASGC) Coastal Storms Program.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) is accepting applications to fill 16 seats on its newly-established Business Advisory Council (BAC). GOMA wants to ensure industry sector participation and advisement in regional initiatives for the Gulf of Mexico.
Jerome Zeringue has become the new management Chair of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, taking an active lead on behalf of Governor Bobby Jindal. Zerinque made Alliance history, shifting state leadership for only the second time since the Alliance was established in 2004
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is prepared to engage with representatives from various sectors to address environmental and economic concerns facing the Gulf of Mexico following the BP Disaster at the second “State of the Gulf of Mexico” Summit scheduled to take place Sunday, December 4, through Thursday, December 8, 2011 in Houston, TX.
Every summer, this Dead Zone occurs in the Gulf when the oxygen in the water gets so low that fish and other marine life either swim away or die. Low oxygen, or hypoxia, happens as nutrient-rich freshwater from the Mississippi and the Atchafalaya rivers flow into the Gulf at the same time as the surface waters of the Gulf become very warm. Healthy and productive Gulf fisheries support strong communities and a regional economy. That’s why the Gulf of Mexico Alliance and its partners created THE PRIMER ON GULF OF MEXICO HYPOXIA.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance’s (Alliance) newest partnership with members of the Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD) and Association of Southern Region Extension Directors (ASRED) will expand efforts to balance agricultural needs with improved water quality.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance), a regional partnership of the five U.S. Gulf Coast States numerous federal agencies, academia and non-governmental organizations, is pleased to announce that the Master Research Agreement (MRA) between the Alliance and BP has been officially executed.