Priority Issues:

Sunset from Gulf Coast of Texas. Photo credit: Gulf of Mexico Alliance Governors' Action Plan

As part of the Governors' Action Plans, the Alliance identified six priority issues that are regionally significant and can be effectively addressed through increased collaboration at the local, state and federal levels. These priorities represent an initial focus for action through the Alliance:

Each priority identifies long term goals for the region and a number of actions to achieve those goals and will address challenges facing the Gulf.

Regional Initiatives

In addition, due to recent events in the Gulf, the Alliance has expanded its focus to include the following initiatives: