On May 4, 2016 the Trustees approved Standard Operating Procedures for the long-term management, implementation, and administration of settlement funds for natural resource restoration. These procedures set the stage for a completely new phase of Gulf of Mexico restoration. The procedures are based on the Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.
- structure and management
- project planning, management, monitoring, and reporting
- transparency and public engagement