AU to host recovery forum in Orange Beach

Associated Press - September 19, 2010

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama (AP) - Auburn University will host a forum in Orange Beach on Oct. 5-6 to explore ways to support recovery efforts in the Gulf Coast region related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The forum, "Alabama Road to Restoration: Integrated Recovery Strategies for the Gulf Coast," will be held at the Perdido Beach Resort and is open to the public.

The forum will convene those with significant roles in the restoration and renewal of the communities, economy and environment affected by the oil spill. Speakers include local citizens and business people, local officials, directors of regional and state agencies, health care professionals, legislators, scientists and senior administrators from federal agencies.

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