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Trustees to approve $627 million of BP Phase III early restoration projects over Texas objections

June 25, 2014

Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and several federal agencies acting as public trustees in the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment process have given final approval to 44 restoration projects costing $627 million over the objections of the state of Texas, which wanted more projects, according to a Federal Register notice that will be published Thursday.