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Virtual Public Meeting of the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee to Be Held March 15

FEB. 27, 2023 — The United States Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee will hold a virtual public meeting on March 15, 2023, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET. The public meeting will include presentations from the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Agency for International Development on their relevant marine debris-related activities.

Established by the Marine Debris Act (33 U.S.C. 1954), the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee is a multi-agency body responsible for coordinating a comprehensive program of marine debris research and activities among United States federal government agencies, in cooperation and coordination with nongovernmental organizations, industry, academia, states, tribes, and other nations, as appropriate. Representatives meet to share information, assess and promote best management practices, and coordinate the federal government’s efforts to address marine debris.

Attendance will be limited to the first 250 individuals to join the webinar and there will not be a public comment period. Find information on how to participate and the agenda on the committee webpage, or by reviewing the Federal Register Notice. The meeting will not be recorded, although any meeting materials will be made available on the committee webpage.

Last updated Monday, April 24, 2023 8:34pm PDT