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Executive Order - Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes

This order establishes a national policy to ensure the protection, maintenance, and restoration of the health of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems and resources, enhance the sustainability of ocean and coastal economies, preserve maritime heritage, support
sustainable uses and access, provide for adaptive management to enhance understanding of and capacity to respond to climate
change and ocean acidification, and coordinate with national
security and foreign policy interests.

This order also provides for the development of coastal and marine spatial plans that build upon and improve existing Federal, State, tribal, local, and regional decision making and planning processes.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-04-25 18:38:57
Description This order establishes a national policy to ensure the protection, maintenance, and restoration of the health of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems and resources, enhance the sustainability of ocean and coastal economies, preserve maritime heritage, support
sustainable uses and access, provide for adaptive management to enhance understanding of and capacity to respond to climate
change and ocean acidification, and coordinate with national
security and foreign policy interests.

This order also provides for the development of coastal and marine spatial plans that build upon and improve existing Federal, State, tribal, local, and regional decision making and planning processes.
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Source University of North Texas
Keyword Environmental laws, Environmental policy, Stewardship, Conservation, Ecology, Sustainability, Executive Order
Selector Selection Committee
Date Of Record Creation 2011-04-25 18:19:13
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2011-04-25 18:38:57
Creator United States. President (2009- : Obama)
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-04-25 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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