The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) Water Resources Team is extending a 2017 Gulf Star nutrient reduction project with funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These funds are to accelerate progress on reducing nutrients and improving water quality in 12 states that drain into Mississippi/Atchafalaya River watersheds. The states are members of the Hypoxia Task Force.
Economic Impacts of Water Quality Issues in the Gulf of Mexico - (PDF, 2.92KB) This is the final report addressing harmful algal bloom impacts on Florida tourism, fishing, and coastal ecosystems that ultimately resulted in a publicly available dashboard.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance worked with the Pointe-au-Chien Tribe in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, beginning in 2017. The Tribe identified it as a water access priority essential to their economic resilience. An unanticipated benefit occurred during the recent storms.
Congratulations to the Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative (NGOM SSC) on their national award from the National Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals. NGOM SSC won a silver award in the TV/Video Series category for their "Resilience to Future Flooding" video series.
Congratulations to the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Alliance Photo Competition winners!
We’ve tinkered with the photos to place them here so they will not reflect their original quality. We will release a link to all photos once the winners have…
A self-assessment tool developed for Port and marine industry leaders. It serves as a simple and inexpensive method of assessing if Ports and the regional marine transportation sector are prepared to maintain operations during and after disasters