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Economic and environmental future of the Gulf of Mexico

joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography, Gulf of Mexico, and the Outer Continental Shelf, and the Subcommittee on Environment and Natural Resources of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on H.R. 1566 and H.R. 1899; H.R. 1566, a bill to amend the wetland conservation provisions of the Food Security Act of 1985, establish a Gulf of Mexico Commission, and establish a Gulf of Mexico Program Office within the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes; H.R. 1899, a bill to establish a Gulf of Mexico Economic and Environmental Protection Program, and for other purposes, July 28, 1993.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography, Gulf of Mexico, and the Outer Continental Shelf.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico, Gulf of.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wetland conservation -- Law and legislation -- Mexico, Gulf of,
    • Administrative agencies -- United States,
    • Wetland ecology -- Mexico, Gulf of,
    • Marine resources conservation -- Law and legislation -- Mexico, Gulf of,
    • Marine resources development -- Law and legislation -- Mexico, Gulf of

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Environment and Natural Resources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .M473 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 194 p. ;
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1144465M
      ISBN 100160417406
      LC Control Number94115475
      OCLC/WorldCa29554089

      Gulf of Mexico – Past, Present, and Future initiative in its formative years to get an early start on its mission of long-term sustainable use and conservation of the Gulf of Mexico. Components of this multiyear, tri-national initiative involving the U.S., Mexico, and Cuba include: 1.   Introduction. The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in increased public awareness and concern about long-term damage to ecosystems, and casual readers of the news headlines may have concluded that the spill and its aftermath represented the most significant and enduring environmental threat to the by:

      Science, conservation and business experts are gathering in Houston this week to discuss the Gulf of Mexico's current state and the challenges of balancing its environmental health with its role. The Mexican coastal zone of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean (CZGMC) is an important source of ecosystem services related to biodiversity, biological productivity, and nutrient balance. This region contains more than 50% of national wetlands, near 6, km2 of coastal lagoons, 24 estuaries, and the most extensive areas of coral reef in by: 5.

        Environmental experts and representatives from local non-profit organizations talked about how the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is affecting people's mental health and the environment. This was the. The Ecological Condition of Estuaries in the Gulf of Mexico You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.. The Ecological Condition of Estuaries in the Gulf of Mexico (PDF) (73 pp, 5 MB, July , EPA R).


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