Marine Mammal Commission Annual Report to Congress, 1998 (Classic Reprint) by United States Marine Mammal CommissionMarine Mammal Commission Annual Report to Congress, 1998 (Classic Reprint) by United States Marine Mammal Commission

Marine Mammal Commission Annual Report to Congress, 1998 (Classic Reprint)

byUnited States Marine Mammal Commission

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Excerpt from Marine Mammal Commission Annual Report to Congress, 1998

This is the 26th Annual Report of the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors on Marine Mammals. The Commission was established under Title II of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to provide an independent source of policy and program guidance to Congress and the Executive Branch on domestic and international issues affecting marine mammal conservation.

The purpose of this report is to provide timely information on management-related issues and events to Congress, federal and state agencies, public interest groups, the academic community, private citizens, and the international community. When combined with previous annual reports, it provides a record of the nation's progress in developing policies and programs to conserve marine mammals and their habitats. To ensure factual accuracy, drafts of the report were provided to involved federal and state agencies and individuals for comment.

The following highlights certain issues addressed by the Commission in 1998. Introduction (chapter I) The Commission consists of three members required by statute to be knowledgeable in marine ecology and resource management. They are appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. The nine-member Committee of Scientific Advisors, required to be expert in marine ecology and marine mammal affairs, is appointed by the Chairman of the Commission in consultation with the other two Commissioners. Members of the Commission, the Committee, and the staff are listed in Chapter I, as is information on recent funding levels. For fiscal years 1998 and 1999, the Commission was appropriated and respectively.

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Title:Marine Mammal Commission Annual Report to Congress, 1998 (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:262 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.55 inPublished:January 12, 2019Publisher:1KG LimitedLanguage:English

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