Ocean Protection Law in NJ


Chapter: Jersey Shore
State: NJ
Country: USA
Theme: Ocean Protection
Completion Date: January 01 2008
Status: Victory

A new law in NJ will require the Department of Environmental Protection to move towards a policy of ecosystem based management. It also establishes the Ocean Protection Council and charges the Council with studying, coordinating, and developing plans for ecosystem based management in NJ. Surfrider Foundation worked with the The Coastal Ocean Coalition of NJ to pass this legislation.