Coastal Zone Management: Background and Reauthorization Issues

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This report provides an overview of the coastal population and costal environmental threats. The report discusses the implementation and reauthorization Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) that was first enacted in 1972. Congress has reauthorized or amended this act eight times since 1972, responding to changing issues combined with a continuing interest in assisting states to manage their coastal resources.

Creator(s): Upton, Harold F.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 20, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Upton, Harold F.

Analyst in Natural Resources Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 20, 2008
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United States
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This report provides an overview of the coastal population and costal environmental threats. The report discusses the implementation and reauthorization Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) that was first enacted in 1972. Congress has reauthorized or amended this act eight times since 1972, responding to changing issues combined with a continuing interest in assisting states to manage their coastal resources.

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27 pages.

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