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Encinitas Groups Spar Over Clean-Water Fee
Published 02/02/06  
The proposed clean-water fee that city residents are voting on would cost only $5 a month if approved, but it has whipped up a spirited campaign.
Read Article on San Diego Union-Tribune

Marty Snyderman Print Sale To Benefit San Diego Oceans Foundation
Published 01/09/06  
Limited edition prints available to support the SDOF's Ocean in Motion Marine Science Education Program
Read Article on San Diego Oceans Foundation

Scuba Divers Release Whale Trapped In Crab-Fishing Gear
Published 12/14/05  
a 50-foot humpback whale entangled in crab-fishing gear near the Farallon Islands
Read Article on San Diego Union-Tribune

Escondido Suspects Company In Toxic Case
Published 04/06/05  
City officials yesterday identified a company that they suspect dumped toxic materials in to the sewer system, resulting in water-quality fines of nearly $1.2 million for improperly treated sewage.
Read Article on San Diego Union-Tribune

California Supreme Court Refuses To Review Lower Court Opinions Upholding San Diego Storm Water Permit
Published 03/30/05  
Building Industry request to review a lower court decision upholding a storm water permit in San Diego was rejected
Article in .pdf format
Read Article on State Water Resources Control Board

NOAA Fisheries Proposes First Listing Of Corals Under The Endangered Species Act
Published 03/05/05  
NOAA Fisheries announced today that it will propose listing staghorn (Acropora cervicornis) and elkhorn (Acropora palmata) corals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Read Article on FishNews- NOAA Fisheries

First Meeting Of The California Ocean Protection Council
Published 03/03/05  
The first meeting of the California Ocean Protection Council will be held on March 21, 2005 in the Byron Sher Auditorium at the Joe Serna, Jr. Cal EPA Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento. The meeting will convene at 9:00 am.
Read Article on California Resources Agency

Scripps Researchers Find Clear Evidence of Human-Produced Warming in World's Oceans Climate
Published 02/17/05  
...warming likely to impact water resources in regions around the globe
Read Article on Scripps News

Marine Life Protection Act Science Advisory Team Members Announced; First Meeting Scheduled Friday in Oakland
Published 01/06/05  
The Science Advisory Team (SAT), appointed by California Department of Fish and Game Director Ryan Broddrick, will provide scientific support for the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative.
Read Article on California Department of Fish & Game

NOAA Studies Sounds In The Sea
Published 12/30/04  
Over the past decade, increasing scrutiny has been directed toward "anthropogenic" (or human-induced) sound in the oceans because it may interfere with the ability of marine mammals to hear important natural signals...
Read Article on NOAA Magazine Online

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