Rhode Island Ocean Plan

Press Releases
CLF Statement Regarding the Passage of the National Endowment for the Oceans
by Ben Carmichael

In response to the passage today of the National Endowment for the Oceans (NEO) in the RESTORE Act amendment to the Surface Transportation funding bill — an amendment proposed by Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) and Olympia Snowe (ME) – Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) issued the following statement from Tricia Jedele, VP and Director, CLF Rhode Island:

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Massachusetts Releases First in the Nation Ocean Management Plan – Environmentalists Call for Active Public Comment
by Brian Barth

Contact: Priscilla Brooks, CLF Director of Ocean Conservation Program 617.850.1737 Jack Clarke, Mass Audubon, Director of Public Policy & Government Relations 617-962-5187 BOSTON, MA (JULY 1, 2009) – Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Ian Bowles today released a draft comprehensive ocean management plan, the first of its kind in the nation, to guide…

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Endangered Species Listing Sought for Atlantic Wolffish: Group Seeks Protection and Recovery Plan for New England Fish Facing Extinction
by Brian Barth

Contact: Colin Durrant , 617-850-1722, cdurrant@clf.org BOSTON, MA (October 1, 2008) The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and others today filed a scientific petition with the federal government seeking endangered species protection for the Atlantic wolffish, a fish threatened with extinction due to years of overharvesting and habitat loss due to modern fishing gear. If the…