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Northeast Regional Planning Body dives into development of ocean management plan

The public meeting of the Northeast Regional Planning Body galvanized excitement and made progress in development of an ocean management plan, a draft of which is due January 2016

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Connecticut General Assembly Passes the “Blue Plan” Bill

Sunset over Cashes Ledge Hartford, Conn. – On the evening of May 28th, members of the Connecticut Senate unanimously passed Bill No. 6839, historic legislation that will usher in the creation and implementation of a “Blue Plan” for the Long Island Sound.… Read the rest

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Calendar of Events

June 3-4 Regional Planning Body Meeting

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May 12 Stakeholder Forum

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Ocean planning is underway in the Northeast. We are the first region in the nation to have a formal planning body at work on developing a true regional ocean plan. Learn more about the meetings, requests for public comment, and other ways you can get involved as a stakeholder in New England’s ocean future.

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The New England Ocean Action Network (NEOAN) is a diverse network of organizations, individuals and industries working together to promote new approaches to ocean management in our region based on collaboration, cooperation and sound science. Join our movement for healthy oceans, good government and thriving coastal communities.

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Our Partners

  • E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs
  • New England Aquarium
  • Surfrider
  • Maine Coast Fishermen's Association
  • Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies
  • Ocean River Institute
  • Save the Bay
  • The Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Association
  • Conservation Law Foundation
  • Island Institue
  • MASSPORT
  • Massachusetts Audubon
  • Ocean Conservancy
  • Sailors for the Sea
  • Sea Education Association
  • Cape Cod and Island - Self-Reliance
  • Rhode Island Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Maine Ocean & Wind Industry Initiative
  • The Gundalow Company
  • Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing Systems
  • Seacoast Science Center
  • Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation
  • Deep Water Wind
  • Center for American Progress
  • Audubon Society of Rhode Island
  • Clean Water Action Rhode Island
  • Ocean Renewabale Power Company
  • Mystic Aquarium