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:
CLF Joins Forces with Renowned Photojournalist Brian Skerry to Reveal the Treasures of New England’s Ocean
BOSTON, MA August 8, 2011—Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) announced today that it is partnering with renowned underwater photographer Brian Skerry to bring to light the natural treasures of New England’s ocean.
CLF’s Tricia Jedele remarks on federal approval of Rhode Island’s Ocean Special Area Management Plan
This morning, CLF Rhode Island Director Tricia Jedele joined Governor Chafee and members of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at a press conference to celebrate the formal adoption of the SAMP, at which she reflected on this momentous achievement.
Conservation Law Foundation Applauds Federal Approval of Rhode Island’s Landmark Ocean Special Area Management Plan
PROVIDENCE, RI July 22, 2011 – Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) applauded today’s announcement of federal approval of Rhode Island’s Ocean Special Area Management Plan (SAMP).
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Conservation Law Foundation Calls Rhode Island’s New Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) a Significant Advance for the Ocean
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) called the approval of Rhode Island’s first ocean special area management plan – known as the SAMP – a victory for the state’s ocean waters – waters that are among the most productive in New England.
For the first time in this country’s history, we will have a national policy that aligns the great promise of our oceans with the great responsibility for managing them in a coordinated, thoughtful and sustainable fashion.
Yesterday the Commonwealth of Massachusetts released the final management for all of the state’s ocean waters. Despite centuries of land use planning experience in the US, this is the first time in history that a state has developed such a comprehensive approach to planning uses of the ocean. This is a true victory for our oceans…
Environmental Advocates Applaud Release of Comprehensive Ocean Management Plan for Massachusetts, First in Nation: Plan Provides Much-Needed Protection for Vulnerable Marine Wildlife and Habitat
Environmental advocates applauded today’s release of the Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan as a giant step toward achieving enduring stewardship of the state’s ocean waters.
Conservation Law Foundation’s Statement on Release of Interim Framework for Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning
In response to today’s release of the Obama Administration’s Interim Framework for Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning, Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) expressed initial support for the draft plan. CLF Ocean Campaign Director Sean Cosgrove stated