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As a principal member of the USCRTF, and as directed by the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, NOAA has the responsibility to conserve coral reef ecosystems. The program was established in 2000 by the Coral Reef Conservation Act to protect, conserve, and restore the nation's coral reefs by maintaining healthy ecosystem function. Because of this, coral reefs are popular spawning grounds and act as nurseries for young fish. EPA strategically applies its Clean Water Act (CWA) regulatory and non-regulatory programs to reduce land-based sources of pollution that degrade coastal waters and coral reefs that live in them. (Sec. 6401 et seq.) 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The long-term ecological and economic impacts of coral bleaching pose serious threats to our way of life,” Sen. Hirono said. 0000050691 00000 n Our bill gives local governments and communities the federal resources to help save Hawai‘i’s corals,” Sen. Schatz said. “The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act would provide important tools to preserve and sustain the condition of our coral reef ecosystems through community-based management programs. During my eight years as Governor, Florida’s annual investments to preserve the environment increased by $1 billion to make sure future generations can enjoy all that Florida has to offer. Healthy coral reefs are amongst the most biologically diverse, culturally significant, and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. �%,��b��ݰ=��]*(�Y. With more frequent and severe storms predicted as part of climate change, these coastal protection … 0000007694 00000 n As a principal member of the USCRTF, and as directed by the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, NOAA has the responsibility to conserve coral reef ecosystems. Coral reefs provide a wide range of cultural, ecological and economic benefits. Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 (CRCA) created the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) and established a number of mandates 1251, et seq. the “Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000”, on December 23, 2000 as Title II of P.L. Nearly 200 million people depend on coral reefs to protect them from storm surges and waves. We bring together expertise from across NOAA for a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and conserving coral reef ecosystems. jquery_queue.push('vastads.load();');#mn_videoad According to scientists, coral reefs will have disappeared by 2050. But corals are also severely threatened by rapidly worsening environmental conditions. The Coral Reef Conservation Act, which expired 15 years ago, was designed to promote the conservation of our nation’s reefs. By becoming aware of the importance of reefs, local populations become the first actors in their protection.. We are currently located in Indonesia and will soon be extending our work to other countries. » The CRPA allows DEP to ine those who damage coral reefs. Coral Reef Rescue Initiative is working to safeguard globally significant coral reefs and address the needs of communities that depend on them for survival. 0000009420 00000 n H.R. ��:���P��-KQ�� Ȳ���b>�O�=�O�'�۟V��&>���qx|�V�Rـ�2ɣ��/���C ��E�^ [�=��t|�>U����o���G;K��y���J��.�7� D�����z~��b�f�p/�aN!��Cl�'�=�-�C.O"���L��9%W��_�J�f�G€L���KM��eY��rC� �S���nב5����u�jhh_ 6401 note. 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The National Action Plan is designed to be the nation s roadmap to more effectively understand coral reef ecosystems and reduce the adverse impacts of human activities. 0000001906 00000 n 0000001660 00000 n var vastadloaded = 0; One management technique is to create Marine Protected Areas that directly … To reauthorize and amend the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, and for other purposes. Reef restoration is not an end but a means.. Coral reefs provide refuge for many small fish and other marine critters, including many commercially-valuable species. Our bill is a step in the right direction to ensuring that communities that depend on healthy oceans, like those in Hawai‘i, have the resources they need for protecting coral reefs.”, “People from across the world come to Florida because of the state’s natural beauty. Summary: The . Coral reefs provide coastal protection for communities, habitat for fish, and millions of dollars in recreation and tourism, among other benefits. Also, reefs provide vital shoreline protection for Hawai‘i, which is especially relevant now during hurricane season. “The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019 would provide critical support to conserve and restore Hawai‘i’s coral reefs at a time when predictions indicate Hawai‘i is headed toward another major coral bleaching event this summer. 403.93345 Coral reef protection.— (1) This section may be cited as the “Florida Coral Reef Protection Act.” (2) This act applies to the sovereign submerged lands that contain coral reefs as defined in this act off the coasts of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach Counties. The law increases protection of Florida’s endangered coral reefs by raising awareness of the damages associated with vessel groundings and anchoring on coral reefs. Jun 5, 2018. 106 -562 . 6401 et seq.) Pub. This is illegal under Florida’s Coral Reef Protection Act (CRPA), and could result in heavy fines. } The Coral Reef Conservation Program is a partnership between the NOAA Line Offices that work on coral reef issues. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Improving coral reef health by addressing local stressors will enhance their natural resilience. @L���� �f��Hb�D�̋:���A_��!k��%�Q���|[g̢E�|��������_��!��*���Z�!�6��Ί�s�!�꧚�>�Å7O��hX�����ꁻ�ק3�n�]4e:Q#�JxҐ�,�,��� Z%�6��X��,M�6P�"Q8�@��FX~i��J�H���V�4���}����nP�ų(�x��'�GȮ�h��+� HL�pg���BB�{�q�-�1��y��㓺�~��r�x(*�@�*Տ���n����R� �eCf�aV��+q�� �AR�v����!צ�I$��6y�A�቗�U@��>�G��粬GV�A2}��Ʉ�����C�EL ��D������̿�|����ߡK ����C���>�M���J"�L�}��\����&6Z�F��mprI1����dƈ�#cG�ڑ�WH�R>�^I�x.�"g�sQ�٧��OE�5��Ftߙ���d�W���k The legal dispute concerned whether the pollutants’ journey through groundwater before reaching the ocean exempted the County’s plant from federal permitting requirements under the Clean Water Act (CWA or the Act). 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The long-term ecological and economic impacts of coral bleaching pose serious threats to our way of life,” Sen. Hirono said. 0000050691 00000 n Our bill gives local governments and communities the federal resources to help save Hawai‘i’s corals,” Sen. Schatz said. “The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act would provide important tools to preserve and sustain the condition of our coral reef ecosystems through community-based management programs. During my eight years as Governor, Florida’s annual investments to preserve the environment increased by $1 billion to make sure future generations can enjoy all that Florida has to offer. Healthy coral reefs are amongst the most biologically diverse, culturally significant, and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. �%,��b��ݰ=��]*(�Y. 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But corals are also severely threatened by rapidly worsening environmental conditions. The Coral Reef Conservation Act, which expired 15 years ago, was designed to promote the conservation of our nation’s reefs. By becoming aware of the importance of reefs, local populations become the first actors in their protection.. We are currently located in Indonesia and will soon be extending our work to other countries. » The CRPA allows DEP to ine those who damage coral reefs. Coral Reef Rescue Initiative is working to safeguard globally significant coral reefs and address the needs of communities that depend on them for survival. 0000009420 00000 n H.R. ��:���P��-KQ�� Ȳ���b>�O�=�O�'�۟V��&>���qx|�V�Rـ�2ɣ��/���C ��E�^ [�=��t|�>U����o���G;K��y���J��.�7� D�����z~��b�f�p/�aN!��Cl�'�=�-�C.O"���L��9%W��_�J�f�G€L���KM��eY��rC� �S���nב5����u�jhh_ 6401 note. 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The National Action Plan is designed to be the nation s roadmap to more effectively understand coral reef ecosystems and reduce the adverse impacts of human activities. 0000001906 00000 n 0000001660 00000 n var vastadloaded = 0; One management technique is to create Marine Protected Areas that directly … To reauthorize and amend the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, and for other purposes. Reef restoration is not an end but a means.. Coral reefs provide refuge for many small fish and other marine critters, including many commercially-valuable species. Our bill is a step in the right direction to ensuring that communities that depend on healthy oceans, like those in Hawai‘i, have the resources they need for protecting coral reefs.”, “People from across the world come to Florida because of the state’s natural beauty. Summary: The . Coral reefs provide coastal protection for communities, habitat for fish, and millions of dollars in recreation and tourism, among other benefits. Also, reefs provide vital shoreline protection for Hawai‘i, which is especially relevant now during hurricane season. “The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019 would provide critical support to conserve and restore Hawai‘i’s coral reefs at a time when predictions indicate Hawai‘i is headed toward another major coral bleaching event this summer. 403.93345 Coral reef protection.— (1) This section may be cited as the “Florida Coral Reef Protection Act.” (2) This act applies to the sovereign submerged lands that contain coral reefs as defined in this act off the coasts of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach Counties. The law increases protection of Florida’s endangered coral reefs by raising awareness of the damages associated with vessel groundings and anchoring on coral reefs. Jun 5, 2018. 106 -562 . 6401 et seq.) Pub. 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The long-term ecological and economic impacts of coral bleaching pose serious threats to our way of life,” Sen. Hirono said. 0000050691 00000 n Our bill gives local governments and communities the federal resources to help save Hawai‘i’s corals,” Sen. Schatz said. “The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act would provide important tools to preserve and sustain the condition of our coral reef ecosystems through community-based management programs. During my eight years as Governor, Florida’s annual investments to preserve the environment increased by $1 billion to make sure future generations can enjoy all that Florida has to offer. Healthy coral reefs are amongst the most biologically diverse, culturally significant, and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. �%,��b��ݰ=��]*(�Y. With more frequent and severe storms predicted as part of climate change, these coastal protection … 0000007694 00000 n As a principal member of the USCRTF, and as directed by the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, NOAA has the responsibility to conserve coral reef ecosystems. Coral reefs provide a wide range of cultural, ecological and economic benefits. Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 (CRCA) created the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) and established a number of mandates 1251, et seq. the “Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000”, on December 23, 2000 as Title II of P.L. Nearly 200 million people depend on coral reefs to protect them from storm surges and waves. We bring together expertise from across NOAA for a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and conserving coral reef ecosystems. jquery_queue.push('vastads.load();');#mn_videoad According to scientists, coral reefs will have disappeared by 2050. But corals are also severely threatened by rapidly worsening environmental conditions. The Coral Reef Conservation Act, which expired 15 years ago, was designed to promote the conservation of our nation’s reefs. By becoming aware of the importance of reefs, local populations become the first actors in their protection.. We are currently located in Indonesia and will soon be extending our work to other countries. » The CRPA allows DEP to ine those who damage coral reefs. Coral Reef Rescue Initiative is working to safeguard globally significant coral reefs and address the needs of communities that depend on them for survival. 0000009420 00000 n H.R. ��:���P��-KQ�� Ȳ���b>�O�=�O�'�۟V��&>���qx|�V�Rـ�2ɣ��/���C ��E�^ [�=��t|�>U����o���G;K��y���J��.�7� D�����z~��b�f�p/�aN!��Cl�'�=�-�C.O"���L��9%W��_�J�f�G€L���KM��eY��rC� �S���nב5����u�jhh_ 6401 note. 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The National Action Plan is designed to be the nation s roadmap to more effectively understand coral reef ecosystems and reduce the adverse impacts of human activities. 0000001906 00000 n 0000001660 00000 n var vastadloaded = 0; One management technique is to create Marine Protected Areas that directly … To reauthorize and amend the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, and for other purposes. Reef restoration is not an end but a means.. Coral reefs provide refuge for many small fish and other marine critters, including many commercially-valuable species. Our bill is a step in the right direction to ensuring that communities that depend on healthy oceans, like those in Hawai‘i, have the resources they need for protecting coral reefs.”, “People from across the world come to Florida because of the state’s natural beauty. Summary: The . Coral reefs provide coastal protection for communities, habitat for fish, and millions of dollars in recreation and tourism, among other benefits. Also, reefs provide vital shoreline protection for Hawai‘i, which is especially relevant now during hurricane season. “The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019 would provide critical support to conserve and restore Hawai‘i’s coral reefs at a time when predictions indicate Hawai‘i is headed toward another major coral bleaching event this summer. 403.93345 Coral reef protection.— (1) This section may be cited as the “Florida Coral Reef Protection Act.” (2) This act applies to the sovereign submerged lands that contain coral reefs as defined in this act off the coasts of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach Counties. The law increases protection of Florida’s endangered coral reefs by raising awareness of the damages associated with vessel groundings and anchoring on coral reefs. Jun 5, 2018. 106 -562 . 6401 et seq.) Pub. This is illegal under Florida’s Coral Reef Protection Act (CRPA), and could result in heavy fines. } The Coral Reef Conservation Program is a partnership between the NOAA Line Offices that work on coral reef issues. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Improving coral reef health by addressing local stressors will enhance their natural resilience. @L���� �f��Hb�D�̋:���A_��!k��%�Q���|[g̢E�|��������_��!��*���Z�!�6��Ί�s�!�꧚�>�Å7O��hX�����ꁻ�ק3�n�]4e:Q#�JxҐ�,�,��� Z%�6��X��,M�6P�"Q8�@��FX~i��J�H���V�4���}����nP�ų(�x��'�GȮ�h��+� HL�pg���BB�{�q�-�1��y��㓺�~��r�x(*�@�*Տ���n����R� �eCf�aV��+q�� �AR�v����!צ�I$��6y�A�቗�U@��>�G��粬GV�A2}��Ʉ�����C�EL ��D������̿�|����ߡK ����C���>�M���J"�L�}��\����&6Z�F��mprI1����dƈ�#cG�ڑ�WH�R>�^I�x.�"g�sQ�٧��OE�5��Ftߙ���d�W���k The legal dispute concerned whether the pollutants’ journey through groundwater before reaching the ocean exempted the County’s plant from federal permitting requirements under the Clean Water Act (CWA or the Act). 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If you cannot find sand upon which to anchor, you may also make use of free public … In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. H.R. Jun 5, 2018. 0000004465 00000 n Provides funding and technical assistance to state and territory coral monitoring and assessment programs (CWA 106). 0000035448 00000 n Healthy reefs act as natural barriers, protecting coastal cities, communities, and beaches from pounding ocean waves. 0000002274 00000 n Nearly 200 million people depend on coral reefs to protect them from storm surges and waves. L. 106-562. title II this act refers to only a portion of the Public Law; the tables below are for the entire Public Law. Today, I’m proud to join Sen. Rubio, Sen. Schatz, Sen. Hirono and our colleagues in the House to introduce the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019, which will build on our efforts and help restore and protect our coral reef ecosystems,” Sen. Scott said. 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), (3) As used in this section, the term: Act Authorizations » Florida's Coral Reef Protection Act (CRPA) authorizes DEP as the state's lead trustee for coral reef resources, to protect coral reefs through assessment and recovery of damages resulting from vessel impacts to coral reefs. 0000003207 00000 n A multi-use property The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is a multiple-use area in which a wide range of activities and uses are allowed, including extractive industries but not mining. 0000001375 00000 n NOAA’s coral reef conservation efforts are carried out primarily through its Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP). The key strategies used in reef protection include defining measurable goals and introducing active management and community involvement to reduce stressors that damage reef health. Florida’s Coral Reef Protection Act went into effect on July 1, 2009. A summary of the bill is available here and a section by section is available here. L. 106-562, title II, Dec. 23, 2000, 114 Stat. 0000006106 00000 n By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America and in furtherance of the purposes of the Clean Water Act of 1977, as amended (33 U.S.C. The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor. Threatened by destructive human impacts and climate change, coral reefs are facing tough times. NOAA’s coral reef conservation efforts are carried out primarily through its Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP). 0000008456 00000 n coral reefs, their authorities and roles can be quite varied, including: pollution prevention, including various permitting authorities; coral reef protection; coral reef restoration; fisheries management; and park/sanctuary management. Coral reef protection is the process of modifying human activities to avoid damage to healthy coral reefs and to help damaged reefs recover. The importance of coral reefs to marine life is almost impossible to overstate. 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The biology of the coral reef is an amazing interaction of elemental forces and the balance between all the species that visit and inhabit the reef. Coral Reef Conservation, Restoration, and Protection: One FWS goal is to ensure that human activities do not adversely affect coral reefs or species, such as endangered sea turtles, that rely on healthy reefs. 0000009321 00000 n The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act authorizes five years of directed federal funding and technical assistance to states for the restoration and management of coral reef ecosystems… It allows the involvement of local populations by helping them understand their natural environment in order to protect it more effectively. 0000003585 00000 n It is therefore important to act immediately, first of all by raising awareness around people who depend directly on these ecosystems. In 2009, the Florida Legislature passed the Coral Reef Protection Act to increase protection of coral reef resources on sovereign submerged lands off the coasts of Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties. Since the 1980s, this plant conveyed excess nutrients and pathogens to a popular coral reef snorkeling spot, Kahekili Beach. Florida’s Reef Tract is an integral component of the economic and ecological character of Florida, and the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019 will ensure future generations will be able to enjoy this natural wonder.”, “Coral reefs provide essential ecosystem services to not only our oceans, but also to our island and coastal communities. R�b����ʢ�ʼ��-^dHwJq'D���)���P���$حZ��u���`�[*��(�ޱ��Ϩi,��*RA�>�6�־�:AD�e&XQ�%AQ������/3W>��-��%�$��O��c�&��_�:0?OS�g�;������j��&�n! ¾. "Aside from its natural beauty, our reef is also vital to our coastal protection and economic vitality." Reef managers and government scientists aren’t the only people interested in protecting coral reefs. However, it is not too late! The Coral Reef Conservation Act, which expired 15 years ago, was designed to promote the conservation of our nation’s reefs. 2800 ( 16 U.S.C. Pub. The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act authorizes five years of directed federal funding and technical assistance to states for the restoration and management of coral reef ecosystems, encourages innovative new Coral Reef Stewardship Partnerships among resource management agencies, research centers, and community stakeholders, and codifies and updates the US Coral Reef Task Force. To reauthorize and amend the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, and for other purposes. Learn how NOAA works to restore these valuable habitats. %PDF-1.4 %���� #mn_videoad video Coral Reef Conservation, Restoration, and Protection: One FWS goal is to ensure that human activities do not adversely affect coral reefs or species, such as endangered sea turtles, that rely on healthy reefs. coral reef protection By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America and in furtherance of the purposes of the Clean Water Act of 1977, as amended (33 U.S.C. 38 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 42 /H [ 1660 246 ] /L 62086 /E 51699 /N 2 /T 61208 >> endobj xref 38 34 0000000016 00000 n In 2000, the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force adopted the National Action Plan to Coral Reef Conservation (National Action Plan), the first U.S. plan to comprehensively address the most pressing threats to coral reefs. Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000. “From never-before-seen levels of bleaching in the Pacific, to unprecedented devastation from disease in the Atlantic, coral reefs need urgent help. To reauthorize and amend the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, and for other purposes. }, “I saw the devastated condition of our coral reefs firsthand when touring the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary in February, and I promised a comprehensive response,” Sen. Rubio said. EPA: 1. { width:100%; margin-top:15px; margin-bottom:15px; padding-top:10px; padding-bottom:10px; border-top:1px solid #ccc; border-bottom:1px solid #ccc; text-align:center; color:#666; font-size:12px; display:none; Pub. I thought ya'll might be interested. As a principal member of the USCRTF, and as directed by the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, NOAA has the responsibility to conserve coral reef ecosystems. The program was established in 2000 by the Coral Reef Conservation Act to protect, conserve, and restore the nation's coral reefs by maintaining healthy ecosystem function. Because of this, coral reefs are popular spawning grounds and act as nurseries for young fish. EPA strategically applies its Clean Water Act (CWA) regulatory and non-regulatory programs to reduce land-based sources of pollution that degrade coastal waters and coral reefs that live in them. (Sec. 6401 et seq.) 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The long-term ecological and economic impacts of coral bleaching pose serious threats to our way of life,” Sen. Hirono said. 0000050691 00000 n Our bill gives local governments and communities the federal resources to help save Hawai‘i’s corals,” Sen. Schatz said. “The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act would provide important tools to preserve and sustain the condition of our coral reef ecosystems through community-based management programs. During my eight years as Governor, Florida’s annual investments to preserve the environment increased by $1 billion to make sure future generations can enjoy all that Florida has to offer. Healthy coral reefs are amongst the most biologically diverse, culturally significant, and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. �%,��b��ݰ=��]*(�Y. With more frequent and severe storms predicted as part of climate change, these coastal protection … 0000007694 00000 n As a principal member of the USCRTF, and as directed by the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, NOAA has the responsibility to conserve coral reef ecosystems. Coral reefs provide a wide range of cultural, ecological and economic benefits. Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 (CRCA) created the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) and established a number of mandates 1251, et seq. the “Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000”, on December 23, 2000 as Title II of P.L. Nearly 200 million people depend on coral reefs to protect them from storm surges and waves. We bring together expertise from across NOAA for a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and conserving coral reef ecosystems. jquery_queue.push('vastads.load();');#mn_videoad According to scientists, coral reefs will have disappeared by 2050. But corals are also severely threatened by rapidly worsening environmental conditions. The Coral Reef Conservation Act, which expired 15 years ago, was designed to promote the conservation of our nation’s reefs. By becoming aware of the importance of reefs, local populations become the first actors in their protection.. We are currently located in Indonesia and will soon be extending our work to other countries. » The CRPA allows DEP to ine those who damage coral reefs. Coral Reef Rescue Initiative is working to safeguard globally significant coral reefs and address the needs of communities that depend on them for survival. 0000009420 00000 n H.R. ��:���P��-KQ�� Ȳ���b>�O�=�O�'�۟V��&>���qx|�V�Rـ�2ɣ��/���C ��E�^ [�=��t|�>U����o���G;K��y���J��.�7� D�����z~��b�f�p/�aN!��Cl�'�=�-�C.O"���L��9%W��_�J�f�G€L���KM��eY��rC� �S���nב5����u�jhh_ 6401 note. 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The National Action Plan is designed to be the nation s roadmap to more effectively understand coral reef ecosystems and reduce the adverse impacts of human activities. 0000001906 00000 n 0000001660 00000 n var vastadloaded = 0; One management technique is to create Marine Protected Areas that directly … To reauthorize and amend the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, and for other purposes. Reef restoration is not an end but a means.. Coral reefs provide refuge for many small fish and other marine critters, including many commercially-valuable species. Our bill is a step in the right direction to ensuring that communities that depend on healthy oceans, like those in Hawai‘i, have the resources they need for protecting coral reefs.”, “People from across the world come to Florida because of the state’s natural beauty. Summary: The . Coral reefs provide coastal protection for communities, habitat for fish, and millions of dollars in recreation and tourism, among other benefits. Also, reefs provide vital shoreline protection for Hawai‘i, which is especially relevant now during hurricane season. “The Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019 would provide critical support to conserve and restore Hawai‘i’s coral reefs at a time when predictions indicate Hawai‘i is headed toward another major coral bleaching event this summer. 403.93345 Coral reef protection.— (1) This section may be cited as the “Florida Coral Reef Protection Act.” (2) This act applies to the sovereign submerged lands that contain coral reefs as defined in this act off the coasts of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach Counties. The law increases protection of Florida’s endangered coral reefs by raising awareness of the damages associated with vessel groundings and anchoring on coral reefs. Jun 5, 2018. 106 -562 . 6401 et seq.) Pub. This is illegal under Florida’s Coral Reef Protection Act (CRPA), and could result in heavy fines. } The Coral Reef Conservation Program is a partnership between the NOAA Line Offices that work on coral reef issues. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Improving coral reef health by addressing local stressors will enhance their natural resilience. @L���� �f��Hb�D�̋:���A_��!k��%�Q���|[g̢E�|��������_��!��*���Z�!�6��Ί�s�!�꧚�>�Å7O��hX�����ꁻ�ק3�n�]4e:Q#�JxҐ�,�,��� Z%�6��X��,M�6P�"Q8�@��FX~i��J�H���V�4���}����nP�ų(�x��'�GȮ�h��+� HL�pg���BB�{�q�-�1��y��㓺�~��r�x(*�@�*Տ���n����R� �eCf�aV��+q�� �AR�v����!צ�I$��6y�A�቗�U@��>�G��粬GV�A2}��Ʉ�����C�EL ��D������̿�|����ߡK ����C���>�M���J"�L�}��\����&6Z�F��mprI1����dƈ�#cG�ڑ�WH�R>�^I�x.�"g�sQ�٧��OE�5��Ftߙ���d�W���k The legal dispute concerned whether the pollutants’ journey through groundwater before reaching the ocean exempted the County’s plant from federal permitting requirements under the Clean Water Act (CWA or the Act). 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