Governors' Letters and Replies

 


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Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning

 

Guidance regarding the competitive NOAA Regional Ocean Partnership federal funding opportunity State co-leads West Coast colleagues 10/05/2010
Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning State co-leads Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force 02/04/2010

Fisheries and Marine Life

Request salmon disaster declarations in anticipation of fishing closures CA and OR Governors Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke 04/21/2009
Support prohibition of krill harvesting State co-leads National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Office of Budget and Management 04/20/2009
CA Governor letter to Secretary of Commerce urging release of $70 million allocate by Congress for salmon fishery CA Governor Secretary of Commerce 09/19/2008
Support Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission's grant proposal for Sacramento River salmon fisheries disaster program Governors Dr. James Balsiger, Acting Assistant Administrator of NOAA Fisheries 08/29/2008
Opposition to removal of funding for West Coast fishing communities Governors The President 06/13/2008
Request for declaration of fishery resource disaster if salmon fishery closes Governors Secretary of Commerce 03/14/2008

Funding Support for WCGA and Its Actions

Request to include $5 million in FY10 appropriations bill to support WCGA implementation US Senators US Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commece, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies 05/08/2009
Request for $5 million for WCGA Action Plan implementation to President, Senate, and House Governors President Obama, Senate, House 04/13/2009
Request to include $5 million in FY10 appropriations bill to support WCGA implementation US Congress members US House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science 04/03/2009
Request $5 million to support WCGA implementation Governors US Senate 07/29/2008
Request $5 million to support WCGA implementation Governors US House of Representatives 07/29/2008
Request for federal funding for coastal nonpoint pollution control Governors Senate Appropriations Subcommittee 06/06/2007
Request for federal funding for coastal nonpoint pollution control Governors House Appropriations Subcommittee 06/06/2007
Federal support for the WCGA CEQ Washington Governor 04/17/2007
Federal support for the WCGA CEQ Oregon Governor 04/17/2007
Federal support for the WCGA CEQ California Governor 04/17/2007
Federal support for the WCGA Governors CEQ 04/10/2007

Letters of Support

Letter to NOAA in support for project to enhance Harmful Algal Bloom response and data access

State co-leads Mary Payne, NOAA Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research 08/22/2011

Letter to OOS representatives in support of West Coast Integrated Ocean Observing System Implementation Proposals

State co-leads Directors of Ocean Observing Systems in California and Washington 09/15/2010

Marine Debris

Letter in support of Pacific Rim governments to form a marine debris alliance

Governors Jane Lubchenco, NOAA Administrator 12/28/2010

 


 

National Ocean Policy

Comments on National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan State co-leads Nancy Sutley and John Holdren, National Ocean Council co-chairs 02/27/2012
Comments on National Ocean Policy Strategic Action Plan Outlines State co-leads Nancy Sutley and John Holdren, National Ocean Council co-chairs 07/01/2011
Comments on National Ocean Policy priority objectives State co-leads National Ocean Council 04/29/2011
Comments to Interagency Task Force on ocean policy State co-leads Nancy Sutley, Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality and Interagency Task Force on Ocean Policy 07/23/2009

Offshore Oil and Gas

Comments on BOEMRE's 5-year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program: 2010-2015 Governors Secretary of the Interior 08/29/2008
Offshore oil and gas development Governors Congress 09/29/2006
Offshore oil and gas development Governors The President 09/29/2006

Support for Legislation

Urging the signing of the Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2007 Governors The President 07/11/2008
Request for Congressional support for HR 802, Maritime Pollution Prevention Act Governors Senator Inouye 04/23/2008