Florida Trustee Implementation Group Public Meeting

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CONTACT: DEP Press Office, 850.245.2112, DEPNews@dep.state.fl.us

Florida Trustee Implementation Group to Host Public Meeting

~The public is invited to provide comments on the draft plan~

WHAT:       Public Meeting

WHEN:       Nov. 16, 2017
                   5:30  8 p.m. (EST)

WHERE:    Robert M. Moore Administration Building
                  1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr., Blvd.
                   Port St. Joe, FL 32456

The Florida Trustee Implementation Group is hosting a public meeting where citizens are invited to provide comments and learn more about the second phase of the Florida Coastal Access project. The meeting will begin with an interactive open house followed by a formal presentation at 6:30 p.m., and opportunity for public comment on the draft plan.

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Draft Phase V.2 Florida Coastal Access Project: Restoration Plan and Supplemental Environmental Assessment will help provide compensation for a portion of the lost recreational use in Florida caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The draft plan is available for public review and comment through Dec. 8, 2017. After the public comment period ends, the Florida Trustee Implementation Group will review, consider and address public comments before releasing the final restoration plan and supplemental environmental assessment.

Comments can be submitted online or mailed to:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
P.O. Box 49567
Atlanta, GA 30345


Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 72 hours before the meeting by emailing Rachel.Horne@dep.state.fl.us or calling 850-245-2107. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 800-955-8771 (TDD) or 800-955-8770 (Voice).