RESTON, Va. — The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI) Research
Board yesterday announced that eight Research Consortia will be funded for the
next three years to study the effect of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the
Gulf of Mexico, according to a press
A total of $112.5 million over three years will support this
portion of the GRI research effort.
teams will investigate the fate of petroleum in the environment, the impacts of
the spill and the development of new tools and technology for responding to
future spills and improving mitigation and restoration.