Ocean Memorandum

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On June 12, 2009, President Obama issued a Memorandum outlining a new national oceans policy and establishing an Administration Task Force under the White House Council on Environmental Quality to develop recommendations that include: (1) a national oceans policy, (2) a framework for oceans policy coordination, (3) a policy implementation strategy, and (4) a framework for coastal and marine spatial planning.