Jun 7, 2016

Ocean Planning meeting 6/1\6/16 Rockland Library - Audio

Listen to an audio recording of the 6/6/16 Ocean Planning meeting at the Rockland, Maine library. Stacie Smith of the Consensus Building Institute emceed. The ocean plan is a result of Executive Order 13547 

1. Intro by Stacie Smith 3 min  

2.Richard Nelson,47sec 

3. Ocean plan review by Betsy Nicholson Part 1. 25 min  
Stacie Smith

4.Ocean plan/portal review,Nicholson Pt2  24min

5. Q&A session 33min  

6. Public comments on draft plan Part 1 38min  

7. Public comments on draft plan Pt 2. 24min  

Chief Presenter was Betsy Nicholson of NOAA's Regional Coastal Program. Nicholson is federal co-lead of the Northeast Regional Planning Body. 

Ron Huber & Betsy Nicholson
She and other officials then fielded questions from the audience. These included representatives of NGOs Friends of Penobscot Bay and Island Institute.

Other attendees included Friendship Maine lobsterman Richard Nelson, Patty Aho for Senator Susan Collins. and many member of the public.

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