MEDIA ADVISORY: Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. CT

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Emily Guidry Schatzel, National Wildlife Federation, 225.253.9781,
Elizabeth Skree, Environmental Defense Fund, 202.553.2543,
Steve Murchie, Gulf Restoration Network, 941.441.7035,

BREAKING NEWS: BP Found Grossly Negligent in 2010 Gulf Oil Disaster

Gulf Coast groups to host press conference at site of BP trial this afternoon at 3:30 pm CT

Please join coastal restoration advocates and impacted community leaders for a press conference at the federal courthouse in New Orleans, the site of the ongoing BP trial, to mark today’s landmark legal ruling that BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Gulf oil disaster.

WHAT: Press Conference, Interview and Photo Opportunities

WHEN: Thursday, September 4, 3:30 p.m. CT

WHERE: Hale Boggs Federal Building, U.S. District Courthouse
500 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Cynthia Sarthou, Executive Director, Gulf Restoration Network
Colette Pichon Battle, Director/Attorney, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy, representing the Gulf Future Coalition
Steve Cochran, Director, Mississippi River Delta Restoration, Environmental Defense Fund, representing the Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition

Additional experts will be available for onsite/in studio interviews.