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    Overview

    At each America's Energy Coast Forum or Hearing the group adopts reports resolutions or action frameworks. You can also download PowerPoints presented at the Forums or view the programs and photo galleries below:

    Download these resources:

    America’s Energy Coast Reports and Reports from Others:

    Adaptation for Gulf Coast Resiliency and Sustainability
    December 17, 2014

    Beyond Unintended Consequences: Adaptation for Gulf Coast Resiliency and Sustainability
    Issued October 2, 2012

    Building a Resilient Energy Gulf Coast: Executive Report
    Issued at the World Deltas Dialogue on October 20, 2010

    Secure Gulf Project Report
    Issued at Capitol Hill Press Conference on September 21, 2010

    A REGION AT RISK
    Preventing the Loss of Vital National Assets

    Released in conjunction with: America’s Energy Coast National Policy Forum
    November 4, 2009

    Gulf of Mexico Research Report
    By: Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant College Programs
    Presented: October 27, 2009

    Review of Policy Conflicts and Obstacles to Large-Scale Restoration of Wetlands and Other Habitats
    By: U.S. Department of Interior - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    Presented: December 2, 2008

    Action Framework for America’s Energy Coast
    By: America’s Energy Coast
    Presented: December 2, 2008

    Accord for a New Sustainability for America’s Energy Coast
    By: America’s Energy Coast
    Presented: July 24, 2008

    America’s Energy Coast Resolutions:

    America’s Energy Coast Support of Federal Legislation to Accelerate OCS Revenue Sharing, Expedite CIAP Grants
    By: America's Energy Coast
    Presented: May 26, 2010

    Gulf of Mexico Legislation

    By: America's Energy Coast
    December 15, 2009

    Conflicting Federal Policies Resolution
    By: America’s Energy Coast
    Presented: July 30, 2009

    Proper Utilization of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund
    By: America's Energy Coast
    Presented: July 30, 2009

    No Net Loss of Culture
    By: America's Energy Coast
    Presented: July 30, 2009

    Hearing Transcripts & Reports:

    Full Transcript - Vulnerable Infrastructure and Transportation Routes For Energy and Economic Security
    Hearing Date:  May 25, 2010

    Highlights from the “Vulnerable Infrastructure and Transportation Routes for Energy and Economic Security”  Hearing
    Hearing Date May 25, 2010

    Highlights from Climate Issues on America's Energy Coast Hearing

    Hearing Date: February 24, 2010

    Full Transcript - Impact of Climate Issues On America's Energy Coast Hearing
    Hearing Date: February 24, 2010

    Full Transcript - Innovative Technology for Energy and Environmental Sustainability for America's Energy Coast Hearing
    Hearing Date: September 30, 2009

    Hearing Highlights -- Sustaining the Unique Cultures of America's Energy Coast" Leadership Hearing

    Hearing Date:  June 1, 2009

    Full Transcript -- Sustaining the Unique Cultures of America's Energy Coast" Leadership Hearing
    Hearing Date:  June 1, 2009

    Forum & Hearing Programs:

    Program for America's Energy Coast fourth Leadership Forum
    May 26, 2010 - Galveston, TX

    Program for the Vulnerable Infrastructure and Transportation Routes For Energy and Economic Security Hearing
    May 25, 2010 - Galveston, TX

    Program for Impact of Climate Issues on America’s Energy Coast Hearing
    February 24, 2010 - Mobile, AL

    Program for America's Energy Coast Policy Forum II
    November 4, 2009 – Washington, D.C.

    Program for Innovative Technology for Energy and Environmental Sustainability for America's Energy Coast Leadership Hearing
    September 30, 2009 – New Orleans, LA

    Program for America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum III
    July 30, 2009 – Biloxi, MS

    Program for Sustaining the Unique Cultures of America's Energy Coast Leadership Hearing
    June 1, 2009 – Lake Charles, LA

    Program for America’s Energy Coast Policy Forum I

    December 2, 2008 – Washington, D.C.

    Program for America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum II

    July 24, 2007 – Woodlands, TX

    Program for America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum I

    November 30, 2007 – Baton Rouge, LA

    PowerPoint Presentations:


    Growing Clean Energy America’s Future Energy Jobs
    Presented: September 21, 2010

    Restoring Confidence in the Offshore E&P Industry
    Presented: Sepetember 21, 2010

    How Safe?  How Soon
    By:  Brian Jackson
    Presented: May 26, 2010

    Capturing Carbon with Nature

    By:  Sarah K. Mack, Ph.D, CFM
    Presented: May 26, 2010

    Report from Hearing on Impact of the Climate Issues on America's Energy Coast

    By: Gary Serio and Heather Holsinger
    Presented: May 26, 2010

    Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Concentration and Temperture Change
    By: Robert Twilley, Ph.D
    Presented: May 26, 2010

    Capturing Carbon with Nature
    By: Jeff Williams
    Presented: May 26, 2010

    Planning of a Comprehensive  Ocean/Coastal Engineering Innovation Center (OCEIC )
    By:  William S. Vorus 
    Presented: May 25, 2010

    Restoring Environment - Maintaining Infrastructure for Long Term Sustainability
    By: Bob Stokes
    Presented: May 25, 2010

    Growth of the Maritime Industry in the Gulf Region and the Demand for Qualified Maritime Professionals
    By: William T. Mc Mullen, Ph.D.
    Presented: May 25, 2010

    Vulnerable Infrastructure and Transportation Routes for Energy and Economic Security
    By: Frank C. Brogan
    Presented: May 25, 2010
    Impact of Sea Level Rise on America's Energy Coast
    By: Dr. Torbjörn E. Törnqvist,
    Presented: February 24, 2010

    Impact of Climate Issues on America's Energy Coast: Coastal States Organization Initiatives
    By: Eddie Fisher
    Presented: February 24, 2010

    State and Regional Action on Climate and Energy Policy
    By: Patrick Hogan
    Presented: February 24, 2010

    “Prospering in a Carbon Constrained Economy” America’s Energy Coast
    By: Thomas Peterson
    Presented: February 24, 2010

    How are Local Communities Adapting?
    By: Dr. Swann and Dr. Sempier
    Presented: February 24, 2010

    Prospering in a carbon constrained economy & Adapting to Climate Impacts
    By: Julie Harrison
    Presented: February 24, 2010

    The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies
    By:  Dr. Larry McKinney
    Presented: September 30, 2009

    United States Business Council for Sustainable Development  
    Presented: September 30, 2009

    Gas Hydrate: An Emerging Resource for America's Energy Future
    By:  Art Johnson
    Presented: September 30, 2009

    US Pipeline System
    Presented: September 30, 2009

    Alternative Crops Along the Gulf Coast
    By:  Mike Karst
    Presented: September 30, 2009

    New Challenges in Deepwater Technology
    Presented: September 30, 2009

    Make an Impact Powerpoint 
    By:  Jim Mutch, Entergy
    Presented: July 30, 2009

    Changing Climate on America’s Energy Coast PowerPoint

    By: Dr. Denise Reed and Dr. Robert Twilley
    Presented: July 30, 2009

    Climate Policy Outlook

    By: Heather Holsinger
    Presented: July 30, 2009

    Pipeline Repair Environmental Guidance System

    By: Roger Little
    Presented: July 30, 2009

    America’s Energy Coast – Critical to U.S. Security PowerPoint

    By: Commissioner Victor Carillo
    Presented: July 24, 2008
     

    Photo Galleries:

    America's Energy Coast Leadership Forum IV
    Galveston, TX
    May 26, 2010

    America's Energy Coast Policy Forum II

    Washington, D.C.
    November 4, 2009

    America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum III
    Biloxi, MS
    July 30, 2009

    America’s Energy Coast Policy Forum I

    Washington, DC
    December 2, 2008

    America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum II
    Woodlands, TX
    July 24, 2008

    America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum I

    Baton Rouge, LA
    November 30, 2007