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U.S. House Of Representatives passes bipartisan bill to clean up marine debris

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 7 Oct 06:53 PDT
U.S. House Of Representatives passes bipartisan bill to clean up marine debris © NMMA

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation led by House Oceans Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Don Young (R-AK) along with Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) to strengthen the federal response to marine debris.

Save Our Seas 2.0 - which is supported by the recreational boating community - builds on the original Save Our Seas Act to improve the domestic response to marine debris, incentivize international engagement on marine debris, and strengthen domestic waste management infrastructure to prevent the creation of new marine debris.

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