With passage of the RESTORE Act by Congress, 80 percent of Clean Water Act fines paid by BP and other parties responsible for the 2010 Gulf oil spill now will be used for projects that benefit Florida communities. Jack Payne, vice president for agriculture and natural resources (IFAS) at the University of Florida, calls on local governments, agencies and citizens groups to use the funds properly in deciding how to restore and protect the Gulf coast in the wake of the spill.  Click here to read his article.