Thunder Bay Potential Expansion
On June 14 NOAA published a proposed rule and draft environmental impact statement for the potential expansion of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. NOAA has extended the public comment on this proposal. Comments will be considered if received on or before December 19, 2013. Click here for more information.
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