Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan (Draft)

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The Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body (MidA RPB) has released the Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan (Draft Plan) for public review and comment.

The MidA RPB is accepting feedback concerning the Draft Plan from interested stakeholders. The public comment period is open through September 6, 2016.

Comments may be submitted via email:  MidAtlanticRPB@boem.gov;

or by writing to:

Robert P. LaBelle, MidA RPB Federal Co-Lead
45600 Woodland Road
Mailstop: VAM-BOEM DIR
Sterling, VA 20166

Stakeholders are also invited to participate in upcoming opportunities to learn about the Draft Plan and provide comments.

A public webinar will be held on Monday, July 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In addition, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) will host Open House public listening sessions in the Mid-Atlantic states during July, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on:

July 12 – Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Virginia Beach, VA

July 14 – Pozycki Hall, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

July 19 – Ocean Pines Library, Berlin, MD

July 20 – Virden Retreat Center, University of Delaware, Lewes, DE

July 27 – Babylon Student Center, Selden Community College, Selden, NY

For more information, visit the MidA RPB website:


source: Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean