News Date: 07/27/2010
Last week, President Obama signed an executive order entitled Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes to establish the National Ocean Council. This council is comprised of senior-level policy officials from various agencies that include Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates. This council will collaborate to develop policy goals to ensure the nation has healthy ecosystems. (By: Andrew Kim, Contact: Nathan Bowen)
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