Ocean acidification on Capitol Hill

U.S. Senate Committee Hearing: “The Environmental and Economic Impacts of Ocean Acidification”

On April 22, the 40th an- niversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation heard testi- mony about possible impacts of OA from five American citizens. Witnesses included Jim Barry (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Insti- tute), John Everett (Ocean Associates, Inc.), Tom Ingram (Diving Equipment and Mar- keting Association), Donny Waters (Commercial fisher- man, past president of the Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Shareholders Alliance), and Sigourney Weaver (actress). The hearing, testimony, and related files are available through the Senate Commerce Committee.

OCB Newsletter 3(2):14. Full article.

1 Response to “Ocean acidification on Capitol Hill”

  1. 1 csoeder 28 November 2010 at 02:33

    Dr. Everett’s testimony was a bit… special. I’m in the middle of a debunking on my blog, if you don’t mind a bit of shameless self-promotion :D


    <3 charlie

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