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S.973 National Endowment for the Oceans Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 12, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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  • 50% of users support S.973

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Gulf of Maine Research Institute

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    • Ocean Champions

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    • Consortium for Ocean Leadership

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    • Marine Conservation Institute

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    • Ocean Conservancy

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    • Mass Audubon

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    • Ocean River Institute

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    • Uncle Sam Getting Involved — Surf Resource Network - June 14, 2011 by Doug - “The Consortium for Ocean Leadership applauds Senators Whitehouse and Snowe for introducing S.973, a bill to establish a National Endowment for the Oceans, Coasts, and Great Lakes (NEO),” said Robert B. Gagosian, ...

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      As noted by Doug on June 14, 2011, "“The Consortium for Ocean Leadership applauds Senators Whitehouse and Snowe for introducing S.973, a bill to establish a National Endowment for the Oceans, Coasts, and Great Lakes (NEO),” said Robert B. Gagosian, ..." (http://www.surfresource.org/2011/06/uncle-sam-getting-involved/)
    • Senate Bill Would Create Grants for the Ocean - June 11, 2011 by Past Member - "The Consortium for Ocean Leadership applauds Senators Whitehouse and Snowe for introducing S.973, a bill to establish a National Endowment for the Oceans, Coasts, and Great Lakes (NEO)," said Robert B. Gagosian, ...

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      As noted by Past Member on June 11, 2011, ""The Consortium for Ocean Leadership applauds Senators Whitehouse and Snowe for introducing S.973, a bill to establish a National Endowment for the Oceans, Coasts, and Great Lakes (NEO)," said Robert B. Gagosian, ..." (http://www.care2.com/causes/environment/blog/senate-bill-would-create-grants-for-the-ocean/)
    • Senate Bill Would Create Grants for the Ocean « Weston ... - June 11, 2011 by Weston Sustainability Committee - “The Consortium for Ocean Leadership applauds Senators Whitehouse and Snowe for introducing S.973, a bill to establish a National Endowment for the Oceans, Coasts, and Great Lakes (NEO),” said Robert B. Gagosian, ...

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      As noted by Weston Sustainability Committee on June 11, 2011, "“The Consortium for Ocean Leadership applauds Senators Whitehouse and Snowe for introducing S.973, a bill to establish a National Endowment for the Oceans, Coasts, and Great Lakes (NEO),” said Robert B. Gagosian, ..." (http://sustainableweston.org/2011/06/10/senate-bill-would-create-grants-for-the-ocean/)

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