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State Legislation on Ocean & Coastal Acidification Webinar

March 19, 2020, from 2pm - 4 pm Eastern

Holly GalavottiU.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Mike Molnar, Coastal States OrganizationJustine Kimball, Ph.D, Senior Program Manager, California Ocean Protection CouncilCaren Braby, Marine Resources Program Manager, Oregon Department of Fish and WildlifeDonald Witherill, Director, Division of Environmental Assessment, Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Summary: Ocean and coastal acidification threatens marine ecosystems and the coastal communities that rely on them. The U.S. EPA’s Ocean and Coastal Acidification Program promotes awareness and conducts research and long-term monitoring to mitigate impacts of acidification and develop solutions. States play a critical role in guarding their coastlines against local causes of acidification.

Hear from three states who have successfully enacted state legislation on ocean and coastal acidification as they share their experience and discuss actions that have been implemented to address acidification in their state. 

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