A high-level commission appointed by President Bush recently recommended comprehensive reform of the way the United States governs its oceans. Earlier this year, a distinguished private commission also recommended comprehensive reform. To what extent do these recommendations overlap? In a nation divided on many issues, is there an emerging consensus on oceans issues such as coastal development, fisheries management and improving coordination among the many federal agencies responsible for oceans governance? Major new oceans legislation is expected in Congress in In this briefing, a founder and co-chair of the House Oceans Caucus delivered remarks on oceans legislation in the coming Congress. The future of u s ocean policy David B. Curt Weldon R-Penn.
Not in United States?With designated as the International Year of the Ocean by the United Nations, and with both the executive branch and the Congress currently working toward developing new approaches to formulating and implementing ocean policy, a comprehensive overview of key issues and concerns is essential. Not in United States? Choose your country's store to see books available for purchase. See if you have enough points for this item. Sign in. The United States is about to embark on the mthorough reconsideration of its ocean policy in more than three decades.
Choose your country's store to see books available for purchase. See if you have enough points for this item. Sign in. The United States is about to embark on the mthorough reconsideration of its ocean policy in more than three decades. With designated as the International Year of the Ocean by the United Nations, and with both the executive branch and the Congress currently working toward developing new approaches to formulating and implementing ocean policy, a comprehensive overview of key issues and concerns is essential.
The book assesses the currstatus of ocean policy, examines national the future of u s ocean policy international trends, and considers choices for policymakers in the 21st century. Following an introductory chapter that reviews national ocean policy and the process by which it is made, the authors: review the history of developmof U. Agency personnel, members and staff of nongovernmental organizations, industry groups, Congressional staffers, state and local governmofficials, academics, and concerned citizens will find the book an invaluable guide, as will students and faculty in courses in marine and coastal managemand in environmental management.
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