EPA, do something about ocean acidification!

MCBI and 31 other organizations wrote a letter to the EPA asking them to address ocean acidification through their powers under the Clean Water Act:

On behalf of the American Fisheries Society, Blue Ocean Institute, California Coastkeeper Alliance, Campaign to Safeguard America’s Waters, Center for Biological Diversity, Clean Water Network, CORALations, Coral Reef Alliance, Environmental Defense Center, EPIC (Environmental Protection Information Center), Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace USA, Gulf Restoration Network, Humboldt Baykeeper, International Center for Technology Assessment, KAHEA: The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance, Marine Conservation Biology Institute, Niijii Films (producers of A Sea Change: Imagine a World without Fish), Northcoast Environmental Center, Oceana, Pacific Environment, Palm Beach County Reef Rescue, People for Puget Sound, Reef Relief, Sailors for the Sea, San Francisco Baykeeper, Santa Barbara Channelkeeper, Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, Turtle Island Restoration Network, Western Nebraska Resources Council, Wildcoast, and Xerces Society, we thank you for the opportunity to submit information on ocean acidification for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to consider during its review of water quality criteria under the Clean Water Act. We support EPA’s call for data and information and urge EPA to adopt stringent water quality criteria that adequately protect marine life from ocean acidification.

Read the letter. (broken link)

Liz, Marine Conservation Biology Institute News, 18 June 2009. Article.

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