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National Oceans Policy Commission Act of 1987

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.

National Oceans Policy Commission Act of 1987

report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. 1171 ... was referred jointly to the Committees on Merchant Marine and Fisheries and Foreign Affairs) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- National Oceans Policy Commission.,
  • Marine resources conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Oceanography and state -- United States.

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    SeriesRept. / 100th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 100-300.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17671078M

      (Septem — Washington, DC) The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy (USCOP), the federally appointed body charged with reviewing the status of America’s oceans and U.S. ocean policy, released its final report today. The report follows on the heels of a similar one released last year by the independent Pew Oceans Commission. The National Oceans and Coastal Security Act would establish a Fund to support work that helps Americans understand and adapt to forces like sea level rise, severe storms, and ocean acidification, which threaten lives and economic prosperity in coastal communities across the country.

    Oceans Act of (Pub Law ) n 16 Commissioners, chaired by ADM James Watkins n 26 Science Advisory Panel Members n The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy is required to establish findings and make recommendations to the President and Congress for a coordinated and comprehensive national ocean policy.   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA) introduced the National Ocean Policy Act of to protect the ecological health and long-term sustainability of marine environments and provide certainty in coastal management planning.. Congressman Panetta’s legislation restores federal policies to promote ocean conservation, respond to climate change and ocean .

    (6) it is the national policy that a major research and dem­ onstration effort be made to develop technology necessary to eliminate the discharge of pollutants into the navigable waters, waters of the contiguous zone and the oceans; and (7) it is the national policy that programs for the control.   Oceana, a non-profit international ocean advocacy group, gave mixed reviews to the preliminary report released today by the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy (USCOP). While crediting the commission for acknowledging major threats to our oceans and recommending improved coordination between federal agencies and ocean policy makers, Oceana criticized the report for failing to offer .


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National Oceans Policy Commission Act of 1987 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. National Oceans Policy Commission Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. was referred jointly to the Committees on Merchant Marine and Fisheries and Foreign Affairs) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.]. The United States Commission on Ocean Policy (sometimes known as the Watkins Commission, after the chairman of the commission during its first gathering, James Watkins) was created by an act of the th United States Congress known as the Oceans Act of The commission's mandate was to establish findings and develop recommendations for a new and comprehensive national ocean policy.

National Ocean Policy IMPLEMENTATION PLAN. As part of President Obama's National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes, the National Ocean Council has released the Implementation Plan to address some of the most pressing challenges facing the ocean, our coasts, and the Great Lakes.

The Oceans Act of (P.L. ) mandated a U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy. Appointed by the President, the commission was required to issue findings and make recommendations to the President and Congress for a coordinated and comprehensive nationalAuthor: John R.

Justus, Eugene H. Buck, Jeffrey A. Zinn, Wayne A. Morrissey. The Joint Ocean Commission Initiative (commonly referred to as the Joint Initiative) is a bipartisan, collaborative group in the United States that aims to "accelerate the pace of change that results in meaningful ocean policy reform." The Joint Initiative was established by the members of two major U.S.-based oceans commissions: the Pew Oceans Commission and the United States Commission on Key people: Christine Todd Whitman, Norman Y.

Mineta. The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy was established by the Oceans Act of (P.L ) and mandated to establish findings and develop recommendations for a new and comprehensive national ocean policy.

On Septemthe Commission submitted its Final Report to. Our Common Future, Chairman's Foreword "A global agenda for change" - this was what the World Commission on Environment and Development was asked to formulate. It was an urgent call by the General Assembly of the United Nations: to propose long-term environmental strategies for achieving sustainable development by the year and beyond.

The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy will hold a meeting in Washington, DC on Novem to discuss development of recommendations for a. Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (11/13/) Oceans Act of - Directs the President to develop and maintain a coordinated, comprehensive, and long-range national policy, consistent with U.S.

international obligations, on ocean and coastal activities and, regarding Federal agencies and departments, to review ocean and coastal activities, plan and implement an integrated and cost. The first piece of legislation to lay down federal regulation of water quality, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, is passed by Congress.

This act, known as the FWPCA, will go through Author: American Experience. National Oceans Policy Commission: hearing before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session, on H.R. by United States (Book).

The oceans had long been subject to the freedom of-the-seas doctrine - a principle put forth in the 17th century, essentially limiting national rights and jurisdiction over the oceans to a narrow.

Recognizing the importance of the ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes to the United States, in the Oceans Act ofCongress established the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy (Commission). The Commission began work in Septemberand pursuant File Size: KB. The National Ocean Policy Coalition. Who joins NOPC.

The National Ocean Policy Coalition is an organization focused on supporting and implementing sound, balanced ocean policies that consider the following interests: energy, mining, agriculture, chemicals, construction, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, ports, commercial and recreational fishing, and boating.

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robert brumley. TOWARDS A NATIONAL OCEAN POLICY IN SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Mé-Chinhô Costa Alegre The United Nations-Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme - DIVISION FOR OCEAN AFFAIRS AND THE LAW OF File Size: KB. National Water Policy, Need for a National Water Policy Water is a prime natural resource, a basic human need and a precious national asset.

Planning and development ofwater resources need to be governed by national perspectives. It has been estimated that out of File Size: 26KB. Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (06/26/) Oceans Act of - Establishes the Commission on Ocean Policy and requires it to: (1) report to Congress and the President; and (2) establish a multidisciplinary science advisory panel of experts in the sciences of living and non-living marine resources to assist the Commission.

President Obama’s National Ocean Policy recognizes that now is the time for common sense and partnership — not nonsense and partisanship — as we determine how to manage our invaluable oceans. In simplest terms, a national ocean policy matters because it provides top-down guidance to federal agencies to prioritize protection of the ecosystem.

What Obama's executive order - and the funding and legislation that will hopefully follow - represents is an improved framework for ocean planning and decision-making.The National Oonseruation and Environment Protection Act, ,So PART II Establishment of Protected Areas 3.(1) Subject to section 5 of this Act, the Minister in consultation with the Con­ servation Commission, by Notice published in the oazette may designate any land or marine area, to be classified as a national park, nature.

S. (th). A bill to promote the protection and conservation of United States ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress.