Natural Resource Damage Assessment and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

DateSeptember 23, 2014
Time2:00 - 3:00 pm
LocationBaylor Science Building, A.207

The Department of
Environmental Science and
OVPR present:

Dr. Kevin Reynolds

Department of the Interior’s
Case Manager for the
Deepwater Horizon NRDA

One of the primary missions of the U.S. Department of the Interior is to protect
America’s natural resources. Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) is the
scientific and legal process used by the Department to restore natural resources
injured as a result of oil spills or hazardous substances released into the
environment. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the largest and most prolonged
offshore oil spills our country has ever experienced. Dr. Kevin Reynolds is the
Department of the Interior’s Case Manager for the Deepwater Horizon NRDA. He
provides leadership, direction, and coordination for the Department on all aspects of
both injury assessment and restoration for the largest NRDA in the history of the
United States. Dr. Reynolds will be discussing how science, the law and public input
influence and drive the NRDA process towards the ultimate goal: restoration of our
nation’s natural resources.

Reception and refreshments will immediately follow the seminar in BSB A.301 which will conclude at 4:00pm

For more information, please contact George Cobb

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