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Marine Debris Program Meets with District Congressional Staff from Maine and New Hampshire

MARCH 20, 2020 — On March 12, Demi Fox, Northeast Regional Coordinator for the Marine Debris Program, met with Congressional staff from the district offices of Senator Collins (ME) and Senator Shaheen (NH).

Demi provided an introduction to the Marine Debris Program (MDP), and an overview of the projects funded by the MDP in Maine and New Hampshire, including derelict fishing gear removals and proactive cigarette litter prevention initiatives.

Demi also provided an update on the recently published Gulf of Maine Marine Debris Action Plan and how partners across the region are working together to address greatest marine debris priorities over the next five years.

For more information, please contact Demi.Fox@noaa.gov.

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Last updated Friday, March 27, 2020 2:34pm PDT