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
The draft of “The California Collaborative Approach: Marine Protected Areas Partnership Plan” (Partnership Plan) is closed for public and tribal comment, and under review. Thanks to all who participated in the comment period.
California Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team Workshop: Ocean Health as a Scientific Concept and Management Goal
California Ocean Protection Council Scientific Advisory Team held a public meeting on June 11th, 2014, from 10:00am – 5:00pm, at the Elihu M. Harris State of California Office Building, Room 1, 1515 Clay St., Oakland, CA, 94612. … read more
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.