In January, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling $1 billion in 13 states to help communities adapt to climate change, by building stronger levees, dams and drainage systems.
Tagged: Coastal Management
Notice of public meetings from the Caribbean Fishery Management Council, Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council, and the U.S. Commissioners to the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.
This week the House voted to reauthorize the National Estuary Program through amendment to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (also known as the Clean Water Act), S.1523.
This week, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee marked up two bills with marine relevance.
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization to the Sonoma County Water Agency to incidentally harass three species of marine mammals during estuary management activities conducted at the mouth of the Russian River, Sonoma County, California.
Notices of various public meetings on U.S. fisheries.
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.