Ocean Protection Council Meeting and MPA Workshop, June 10, 2014

The Ocean Protection Council held a public meeting on June 10th, 2014 at 1 pm, in the Natural Resources Agency Auditorium, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, California. A workshop on “The California Collaborative Approach: Marine Protected Areas Partnership Plan” was held at 9:30 am to 11:30 am, prior to the OPC meeting, at the same location. Both events were webcast. … read more

California Coastal Commission Report on Fukushima

The California Coastal Commission recently developed a report investigating the release of radioactive materials during the March 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan and the implications for residents of California. Staff findings include extremely low levels of Fukushima-derived radionuclides detected in California relative to pre-existing sources of radionuclides, and the need for more information about long-term effects of low-level radiation in the environment.