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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

NFWF Launches Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund to Restore Gulf Coast Natural Resources

NFWF Launches Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund to Restore Gulf Coast Natural Resources

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the public launch of the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund through which NFWF will administer and monitor $2.544 billion from plea agreements resolving certain criminal cases arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
With today's announcement, NFWF also outlined procedures and criteria for selecting projects for funding in the Gulf Coast states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

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