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NMFS’ Oliver Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on Magnuson-Stevens Act

CASS Requests Extended WOTUS Comment Period

House Appropriators Recognize Value of Professional Scientific Societies

House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Magnuson-Stevens Act

EPA Moves Forward to Repeal WOTUS

20,000 Scientists Warn that Repeal of Wetlands Rule Puts Important Aquatic Resources at Risk

Appropriations Bill Aims to Exempt Clean Water Rule from Public Comments

AFS Urges Congress to Support DOI’s Climate Science Centers

ASWM to host WOTUS Webinar

Bi-partisan Legislation Aims to Authorize National Fish Habitat Partnership

NOAA Fisheries and the Five Gulf Coast States Align Red Snapper Fishing Seasons

EPA Announces Clean Water Rule Rollback

Greg Sheehan Named Deputy Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Interior Secretary Zinke Testifies on Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

Chris Oliver Appointed NOAA Assistant Administrator

Capitol Hill Ocean Week’s Congressional Roundtable

President Trump’s FY18 Budget Proposal

New NOAA Economics and Status of Stocks Reports