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Comparative assessment of state laws protecting the marine environment of the Gulf of Maine

Comparative assessment of state laws protecting the marine environment of the Gulf of Maine

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Published by The Institute in Portland, ME (246 Deering Ave., Portland 04102) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine, Gulf of.,
  • Maine.,
  • Massachusetts.,
  • New Hampshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Coastal zone management -- Law and legislation -- Maine.,
    • Marine pollution -- Law and legislation -- Maine.,
    • Wetland conservation -- Law and legislation -- Maine.,
    • Coastal zone management -- Law and legislation -- Massachusetts.,
    • Marine pollution -- Law and legislation -- Massachusetts.,
    • Wetland conservation -- Law and legislation -- Massachusetts.,
    • Coastal zone management -- Law and legislation -- New Hampshire.,
    • Marine pollution -- Law and legislation -- New Hampshire.,
    • Wetland conservation -- Law and legislation -- New Hampshire.,
    • Maine, Gulf of.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by the Marine Law Institute, University of Maine School of Law, for the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment.
      ContributionsMarine Law Institute., Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5627.Z95 C66 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 77 p. ;
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1360395M
      LC Control Number92620553

      State and Federal agencies provide guidance regarding Marine Mammals in Maine. Septem Contact: David Madore, Maine DEP Communications Director, () @ or Jennifer Goebel, NOAA Public Affairs Officer, () @ Get this from a library! Coastal land use and development: state of the Gulf of Maine report. [F Marina Schauffler; Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment,].

      Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, Falmouth, Maine. likes. The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment was established in . ecosystem-scale environmental problems, such the protection and conservation of the ecological balance within the Gulf of Maine ecosystem, the problem of marine debris and medical waste, and the relationship between land use and the marine environment. The missions of the agencies represented at the Council’s table are varied and the Council.

      The Future of Cod in the Gulf of Maine 2 were introduced that had a profound impact on cod stocks. By steam-powered trawlers were common (Murawski et al., ). These trawlers could pull larger nets through the water at higher and more consistent towing speeds and could quickly move between fishing grounds to maintain high catch rates. Get this from a library! Marine invasive species: state of the Gulf of Maine report. [Adrienne Pappal; Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment.].


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Comparative assessment of state laws protecting the marine environment of the Gulf of Maine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Marine environment of the Gulf of Maine and how these laws interact with state regulatory authority. Key federal laws described in Appendix A include the Coastal Zone Management Act, which provides funding for the creation of state coastal management programs; the National Environmental Policy Act, which requires.

Author: Marine Law Institute.; Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. Publisher: Portland, ME ( Deering Ave., Portland ): The Institute, [] Edition/Format: Print book: State or province government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating.

To Members of the Maine Fishing Industry: Maine’s marine resources are a significant part of the history and culture of our state. Today, they remain a critical driver of the coastal economy, generating over a billion dollars in economic activity annually.

The Maine Department of Marine Resources is happy to be able to. This document also announces the availability of a final Environmental Assessment that analyzes the environmental impacts of promulgating this interim final regulation.

Federal Register Interim 4(d) Rule for Protective Regulations for the Gulf of Maine DPS. When International Law Was Made in Maine: the Gulf of Maine Judgment at 25 Years Charles H. Norchi,When International Law Was Made in Maine: the Gulf of Maine Judgment at 25 Years, 25Me.

Bar J (). The judgment has continuing impact upon marine and mineral resources of Maine, the Canadian maritime prov­. The Delimitation of Maritime Boundary in Gulf of Maine Area 4 (Gulf of Maine Case) was the first international maritime boundary case to be decided after the adoption of the Law of the Sea Convention.

From the handing down of that first major international maritime boundary delimitation case post-UNCLOS III, over a dozen cases have considered. develop the Maine coastal fishing industries; to advise and cooperate with local, state, and federal officials concerning activities in coastal waters; and to implement, administer, and enforce the laws and regulations necessary for these purposes.

The Maine Department of Marine Resources is happy to be able to supply this law book to you. The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. was established in by the Governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts to foster cooperative actions within the Gulf watershed.

Its mission is to maintain and enhance environmental quality in the Gulf of Maine to allow for sustainable resource use by. regulatory information or, Bureau of Land and Water Quality, Maine Department of Environmental Protection, 17 State House Station, Augusta, MEphone # () NPDES Stormwater Laws – 40 CFR Inthe United States Congress enacted a two phase stormwater permit program under section (p) of the Clean Water Act.

through traditional ad hoc or reactive approaches to marine protection. Considering an ecosystem-based approach to establishing MPAs in the Gulf of Maine calls for an evaluation of existing legal options.

Within the Gulf of Maine region, there are several agreements, laws and programs which support or could be applied to the establishment of MPAs. Gulf of Maine Point Source Inventory: A Summary by Watershed for (PDF MB) Improving Maine's Beaches (PDF kb) Maine Storm Water Utility (PDF MB) Protecting Maine's Beaches for the Future: A proposal to create an integrated beach management program (PDF kb) State of Maine's Beaches (PDF MB) Coastal Habitat Restoration.

The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment was formed to administer this partnership agreement. In Canada, its membership is comprised of the Ministers of the Nova Scotia and New Brunswick departments of Environment and Labour or Local Government as well as Fisheries, Aquaculture and Agriculture.

The State of the Gulf of Maine Report is a modular, living document made up of a context document and a series of theme or issue papers. The project is not currently active. The context document, The Gulf of Maine in Context .pdf), provides an introduction to the natural and socio-economic environment of the Gulf of Maine.

Related pages: For information on starting your own Courtesy Boat Inspection as well as guidance on training and financial aid, contact Lakes Environmental Association. (off-site) Cost Share Grants: cost share grants for local projects to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic plants - inspections and plant removal.

Courtesy Boat Inspector Handbook. Assessments are based on data collected by the Marine Unit and external organizations with approved Quality Assurance Project Plans. The Marine Unit coordinates Maine's portion of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Coastal Condition Assessment (NCCA) every five years.

The NCCA consists of coast-wide sampling of the water column and sediment to characterize the health of the physical, chemical and biological environment. Reminder: Recreational fishing measures from fishing year for the Gulf of Maine cod and haddock fishery remain in place until we develop and implement any changes in fishing year The recreational Gulf of Maine haddock fishery reopens Ap Anglers may keep 12 fish, with a minimum size of 17 inches.

Gulf of Maine cod possession is prohibited. The Gulf of Maine provides an extremely rich biodiversity because of the nice transition that the gulf offers from a freshwater to marine environment. Within the Gulf of Maine there are some different species of fish, birds, marine mammals, invertebrates, plants, and microscopic life.

Cold oxygen-laden water subject to constant movement, mixing and upwelling creates a nutrient-laden Gulf of Maine marine environment--one of the world's most productive continental shelf communities. Many who live on the shores of the Gulf of Maine appreciate its biological wealth and have nourished themselves from its bounty.

The Nature Conservancy is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identification number ) under Section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

The US Gulf of Maine extends from the shores of New England out to the far side of the undersea elevations of Georges Bank, kilometers due east of Boston. Historically, marine conservation efforts in the US Gulf of Maine have focused on providing unilateral protection to a few charismatic or commercial marine species.

Maine Department of Environmental Protection Integrated Water Quality Report Maine DEP (b) Report and (d) List 6 • Basis for the water quality standard attainment determinations for river/stream, lake/pond and marine/estuarine AUs (Chapter 4 and Appendices) and for wetland.The Gulf of Maine is one of the most important marine habitats in the world and home to a wealth of marine life, from giant blue whales to microscopic plankton.

Overview The Gulf of Maine is a semi-enclosed sea that cov square miles of ocean and runs along 7, miles of coastline, from Nova Scotia, Canada, to Cape Cod, Massachusetts.Gulf of Maine watershed.

With funding from the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership and with substantial technical support from the Gulf of Maine Coastal Program, local land trusts, town planners and a consultant developed a comprehensive inventory and map identifying protected conservation lands in the 15 towns.

Gulf of Maine.