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  • Obama Administration Announces Implementation Plan for the National Ocean Policy

    Christopher Mann, director with The Pew Charitable Trusts' environmental program, issued the following statement today in response to the federal government's release of the implementation plan for the National Ocean Policy. That policy, established by executive order in July 2010, directs federal agencies to use their authority under existing law to protect, maintain, and restore the health of... Read More

  • Congress Must Help Restore Coastal Communities

    It seems as if there are few issues that can weather the current political storms to bring together a large bipartisan consensus in Congress. Yet, the U.S. Senate — in a vote last month hailed by members on both sides of the aisle — overwhelmingly passed a two-year, $109 billion transportation and infrastructure authorization bill by a bipartisan vote of 74-22. Included in the measure were vital... Read More

  • Pew Commends U.S. Senate for Taking Action to Help Restore Gulf of Mexico

    Christopher Mann, director of the Pew Environment Group's Campaign for Healthy Oceans, issued the following statement today in response to U.S. Senate passage of legislation that would help fund environmental restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “This legislation is a big win for the Gulf of Mexico and America's coasts and oceans. While... Read More

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