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Marine Sanctuaries Program Offers Environmental Protection and Benefits Other Laws Do Not

CED-81-37 Published: Mar 04, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 04, 1981.
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Title III of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act established the Marine Sanctuaries Program, which preserves or restores ocean areas for their conservation, recreational, ecological, or esthetic values. A review was performed to determine whether the program is providing marine environmental protection over and above that which is provided under other federal statutory authorities.

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