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Joint Initiative Releases Letter to President Obama Requesting Increased Ocean Funding in FY2012 Budget

Monday, October 18, 2010

On October 18, 2010, the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative Leadership Council released a letter to President Barack Obama. The letter requests that the President support his demonstrated commitment to improved ocean governance, shown by the recently established National Ocean Policy, by allocating increased funding for the oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes in the FY 2012 budget. The letter is available at www.jointoceancommission.org.