Obama Administration Unveils New National Policy for Our Oceans, Coasts and Great Lakes

Posted on July 19, 2010 by National Ocean Council

"The ocean, our coasts, and the Great Lakes provide jobs, food, energy resources, ecological services, recreation, and tourism opportunities, and play critical roles in our Nation's transportation, economy, and trade, as well as the global mobility of our Armed Forces and the maintenance of international peace and security." -President Barack Obama

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