Economic Relief

This page was last updated on 9/02/2010. IMPORTANT NOTE: The claims process has changed substantially since the transfer of claims authority to the Gulf Coast Claims Facility. As of August 23rd, 2010, all claims must be made through the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF). If you filed a claim with BP prior to August 23,…

A new raw oyster choice soon to be in market

Commercial Validation of Irradiation Technique Obtains FDA Approval A new processing method effective against harmful bacteria will give raw oyster lovers new options — and provide a boost to Florida’s oyster industry as well. Florida Sea Grant researchers have been working with industry partners in the Gulf of Mexico to develop the technical standards that…

Florida Summit Showcases Advances in Research and Technology

Artificial reefs have become an increasingly important fishing opportunity for Florida anglers, yet reefs are created and deployed to achieve a wide range of goals. The 2010 Florida Artificial Reef Summit brought together noted experts, artificial reef managers, and fisheries scientists from around the state and nation to discuss current issues, hear the latest research,…