U.S. Ocean Policy

Members of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy testified before the committee about their recommendations and findings. They asserted… read more

Members of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy testified before the committee about their recommendations and findings. They asserted that the oceans are “in a state of crisis,” and spoke in detail about threats to ocean life and marine ecosystems. They discussed the commission’s methods, the economic impact of ocean policy, and the need for policy changes. Commission members called for a new “system of ocean governance” that includes an emphasis on “ecosystem stewardship.” They described a number of potential legislative actions that could enact the commission’s recommendations. Witnesses also responded to questions from members of the committee. close

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U.S. Ocean Policy

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Program ID:
183617-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 2004
Last Aired:
Sep 29, 2004

Airing Details

  • Sep 22, 2004 | 11:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2004 | 8:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2004 | 7:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2004 | 7:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2004 | 1:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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