EPA's Work in the Gulf of Mexico
Why is Habitat Restoration Essential?
The Gulf of Mexico Program has collaborated with the Gulf of Mexico Community-based Restoration Partnership, as well as state and federal partners, for more than a decade to restore more than 15,000 acres of coastal habitat in the Gulf of Mexico. Learn More about Habitat Restoration in the Gulf
Why is Environmental Education Relevant?
Environmental Education is the creation of programs and opportunities that aid in improving conditions of the ecosystem. These programs promote a "call to action" in cleaning up communities and restoring habitats. Learn More about Environmental Education
Why is Coastal Community Resilience Important?
Resilience is the capacity of human and natural systems to adapt to and recover from change. To continue to enjoy living and receiving the benefits the Gulf of Mexico coastal region has to offer, there is a need to make the natural, built, and social environments more resilient. Learn More about Resilience
Why is Improving Water Quality Critical?
EPA works with local managers in the Gulf states to maximize the efficiency and utility of water quality monitoring efforts. EPA helps the region by coordinating and standardizing state and federal water quality data collection activities. Learn More about Water Quality