U.S. Ocean Policy

The Joint Ocean Commission Initiative, a collaborative, bipartisan effort of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and Pew Oceans Commission,… read more

The Joint Ocean Commission Initiative, a collaborative, bipartisan effort of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and Pew Oceans Commission, released a report on U.S. progress in reforming its ocean policies. Members of Congress and others talked with reporters about the crisis involving oceans. Topics included the findings in the report, the need for federal funding, oceans and fisheries research, and international implications. Initiative co-chairs Admiral Watkins and former Rep. Panetta responded to reporters' questions.

Reps. Saxton, Farr, and Gilchrest are co-chairs of the Joint Bipartisan Oceans Caucus. close

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196469-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2007
Last Aired:
Feb 5, 2007

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  • Jan 30, 2007 | 11:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2007 | 2:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 05, 2007 | 7:12pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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