The entire Gulf coastline from Texas to Florida continues to be impacted by the 2010 oil spill. The need for restoration is immediate. NETWORK, along with people of diverse faiths from across the country, call on the Congress to pass the RESTORE Act (H.R. 3096) as soon as possible in the New Year.
This piece of legislation would bring 80% of the Clean Water Act fines BP is obligated to pay directly to Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Without the passage of this act, the fines imposed on BP could be used improperly in unrelated