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CONGRESS URGED TO RESTORE THE GULF USING BP FINES

Panel Wants BP Fines to Pay for Gulf Restoration New York Times, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 A panel led by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has suggested that congress use billions of dollars in fines expected from BP to create a … Continue reading

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NPR: Experts weigh in on the critical need for a restored gulf

La. Looks to New Plan to Restore Fragile Coast National Public Radio Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Hear from a number of elected officials, community leaders and environmental experts – including Women of the Storm’s Anne Milling – on the threat … Continue reading

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New York Times Makes Argument for Gulf Restoration

Restoring the Gulf New York Times Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Is the crisis in the gulf over? In a word, no. There is progress. The well should be permanently capped in a matter of days. And while some scientists question … Continue reading

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About the Campaign

Women of the Storm has harnessed the latest in social media techniques as it seeks to capture hundreds of thousands of e-signatures that its members will take to Congress and the Administration in a return visit to Washington, DC. The … Continue reading

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Women of the Storm Responds to Rumors

NEW ORLEANS (July 31, 2010) – There are a few rumors circulating about the Women of the Storm campaign to restore the Gulf. The rumors misrepresent facts and bring up two issues that we would like to clarify: the funding … Continue reading

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Times-Picayune Editorial Supports Campaign

Women of the Storm are defenders of the coast Times-Picayune Saturday, July 31, 2010 The Women of the Storm have been tireless champions of New Orleans’ recovery since Hurricane Katrina, and the group’s push to restore Louisiana’s eroding coastal wetlands … Continue reading

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Recent Media Coverage Helps Campaign Take Off

Where’s the aid for the oft-ravaged Gulf Coast? Washington Post Wednesday, July 28, 2010 In a crisis-saturated world sodden with cynicism and conspiratorial ennui, these women inspire. QR Codes Used to Help Clean Up the Gulf Mashable Wednesday, July 28, … Continue reading

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July 20 Press Conference To Kick Off Initiative

WHAT: We invite you to JOIN US AT A NEWS CONFERENCE to launch our new endeavor –– a video designed to go viral and capture hundreds of thousands of petition signatures from all across America in support of funding and … Continue reading

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Women of the Storm Launch Campaign to Restore the Gulf

NEW ORLEANS (July 19, 2010) – In the face of the Gulf oil spill and in response to ongoing coastal restoration needs, the Women of the Storm, a non-partisan, grassroots organization formed in New Orleans and South Louisiana in the … Continue reading

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