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Bill Filed to Protect Georges Bank from Oil & Gas Drilling: CLF Applauds Efforts to Protect Critical Fish Species and Underwater Habitat
by Brian Barth

Contact Colin Durrant, CLF Director of Communications 617.850.1722 Washington, D.C. (February 2, 2009) – Representative Ed Markey, joined by twelve members of the New England Congressional delegation, today filed a bill to permanently protect New England’s historic Georges Bank fishing grounds from oil and gas drilling. The legislation also includes protections for all National Marine…

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Experts Say U.S. Coasts and Estuaries Contribute Billions to Economy, but Much is at Risk: New report from Restore America’s Estuaries and The Ocean Foundation Shows High Economic Value of Coasts and Estuaries at Jeopardy Without Restoration and Protection
by Brian Barth

Contact Colin Durrant, CLF Director of Communications 617.850.1722 Washington, DC (May 21, 2008) – A new report released today documents the economic value of the nation’s coastal areas in excess of hundreds of billions of dollars. According to the report, “The Economic and Market Value of Coasts and Estuaries: What’s At Stake?” beaches, coastal communities,…