Notices of various public meetings on U.S. fisheries.
Tagged: Coastal Management
The House Natural Resources Committee met on Wednesday morning to hear expert testimony on three bills, including the Save Our Salmon Act (H.R.4582).
Ocean acidification, driven by global fossil fuel emissions, is being exacerbated by local pollution.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing was intended to examine the role of environmental policies on access to energy and economic opportunity, but mainly focused on whether climate change is occurring.
Upcoming public meetings have been announced for the Mid-Altantic Fishery Management Council’s Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Advisory Panel, Pacific Fishery Management Council, North Slope Science Initiative-Science Technical Advisory Panel, and NOAA Office for Coastal Management.
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the final report issued by the Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study workgroup. The Coast Guard welcomes comments on the report. Comments and related material must reach the Docket Management Facility on or before April 13, 2016.
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held an oversight hearing of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), to examine the future direction of USGS priorities and to make sure they reflect the Committee’s priorities for the agency.
A study by economists at North Carolina State University finds that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines — and that those who will rent expect steep rental discounts unless the turbines are more than eight miles offshore.
Damages from extreme events like floods are even more relevant than the mean sea level itself when it comes to the costs of climate impacts for coastal regions. However, while it is now rather well understood how sea-levels will rise in the future, only small progress has been made estimating how the implied damage for cities at the coasts will increase during the next decades.
On behalf of the Alaska Regional Response Team (ARRT), the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) announces establishment of a more inclusive, comprehensive, and conservative dispersant use policy that includes a preauthorization area and an enhanced...