Economic and Environmental Future of the Gulf of Mexico: Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oceanography, Gulf of Mexico, and the Outer Continental Shelf; and the Subcommittee on Environment and Natural Resources of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, on H.R. 1566 and H.R. 1899; H.R. 1566--a Bill to Amend the Wetland Conservation Provisions of the Food Security Act of 1985, Establish a Gulf of Mexico Commission, and Establish a Gulf of Mexico Program Office Within the Environmental Protection Agency, and for Other Purposes; H.R. 1899--a Bill to Establish a Gulf of Mexico Economic and Environmental Protection Program, and for Other Purposes, July 28, 1993

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Page 79 - Engineers regulates the discharge of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States...
Page 4 - I ask that my entire statement be made a part of the record, and I will summarize some of the major points in it.
Page 81 - to protect, restore, and enhance the coastal and marine waters of the Gulf of Mexico and its coastal natural habitats, to sustain living resources, to protect human health and the food supply, and to ensure the recreational use of Gulf shores, beaches and waters -• in ways consistent with the economic well-being of the region.
Page 73 - Action document, we share in the common goal "to protect, restore, and enhance the coastal and marine waters of the Gulf of Mexico and its coastal natural habitats, to sustain living resources, to protect human health and the food supply, and to ensure the recreational use of Gulf shores, beaches, and waters... in ways consistent with the economic well being of the region.
Page 94 - Requisite approval by the International Joint Commission, created by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909, was issued on October 29, 1952.
Page 17 - Agreement will apply only to permit applications under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, and Section 103 of the Marine Protection Research and Sanctuaries Act...
Page 84 - Chairmen and Members of the Subcommittees: I am pleased to have this opportunity to testify before you today on the Administration's Worker Readjustment proposal. As you know, this proposal is contained in the "Trade, Employment and Productivity Act of 1987" which the President transmitted to the Congress on February 19.
Page 79 - P&G. specify that the Federal objective of water and related land resources planning is 'to contribute to national economic development consistent with protecting the Nation's environment, pursuant to national environmental statutes, and applicable executive orders and other Federal planning requirements.
Page 73 - Program, with the specific mission to facilitate the protection and restoration of the coastal marine waters of the Gulf of Mexico and its coastal natural habitats through a network of citizens and institutions.
Page 80 - ... environmental quality. Our coastal districts and divisions are providing support and leadership in formulating policy, managing program activities, and making available to the Gulf of Mexico Program office the technical expertise and staff support needed to maintain an effective and successful program. Another important effort in which the Corps is involved is the Coastal America Initiative, established in 1991 to address the primary coastal environmental concerns of habitat loss and degradation,...

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