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U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy

Washington, DC, USA

Region Active:

North America

Non-profit group



Marine policy


The US Commission on Ocean Policy was created by an act of the 106th United States Congress known as the Oceans Act of 2000. The commission's mandate was to establish findings and develop recommendations for a new and comprehensive national ocean policy. The final report was delivered in September 2004, and shortly afterwards the commission was terminated, as scheduled by the Oceans Act.

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