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Workshop on Offshore Wind Energy Development: Establishing a Policy and Management Framework for South Carolina
Wednesday, March 24th -- 8:30am-4:30pm
SCDNR Marine Resources Research Institute, Fort Johnson – Charleston, SC
A public workshop has been scheduled to discuss numeric nutrient criteria for estuaries March 3, 2010, 9:00am-4:00pm at the University of North Florida. This meeting is hosted by the Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Assessment and Restoration Support in conjunction with the Taylor Engineering Research Institute.
SECOORA staff attended this meeting February 25-26 in Jekyll Island, GA. Under the Beach Act of 2000, states are required to monitor their beaches for bacteria and to notify the public when potentially harmful levels of bacteria are found. Stakeholders in this region gathered to learn about state-specific methods of sampling, monitoring, notification, and reporting ...
On January 25-26, 2010, SECOORA, MACOORA, and NERACOOS hosted a Regional Water Quality Workshop, in concert with the IOOS office, USGS, EPA, and the National Water Quality Network. The purpose of the workshop was to explore integrated science-based solutions to address major water-quality issues and management. Key issues were dissolved oxygen depletion (hypoxia), harmful algal ...