14 Jan '12, 2am

Obama Deals a Blow to Ocean Wildlife With Plan to Move Ocean Agency to Interior Department

More press releases For immediate release, January 13, 2012 Contact: Miyoko Sakashita, [email protected] ; (415) 632-5308 Obama Deals a Blow to Ocean Wildlife With Plan to Move Ocean Agency to Interior Department SAN FRANCISCO— President Barack Obama today announced a plan to take the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) out of the Commerce Department and house it within the Department of the Interior. Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological Diversity, issued the following statement in response: “Moving the agency that oversees the health of our oceans and sea life to the same agency that permits offshore drilling is courting trouble. Under Obama’s plan, NOAA’s mission to safeguard our waters could easily be compromised by Interior’s drive to expand offshore drilling. Interior is the same department that once housed the...

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