2008 Gulf Hypoxia Action Plan Formally Released During Signing Ceremony in New Orleans, June 16, 2008
The Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force formally released the 2008 Gulf Hypoxia Action Plan during a signing ceremony and meeting on June 16, 2008 in New Orleans, LA. Completing a multi-step scientific reassessment of the 2001 Action Plan, the ceremony allowed for media engagement and feature comments by Task Force members. The Task Force also continued its commitment for maximum stakeholder and public engagement through a dedicated public session that was held the following day, on June 17, 2008.
The 2001 Action Plan was developed by the Task Force to address the Nation