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Senate passes Save Our Seas 2.0 Act

In their first week back in session, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to pass key legislation to address the growing global marine debris crisis. The Save Our Seas 2.0 Act (S.1982/H.R.2969) – sponsored by Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) – is support by NMMA and would create a federal marine debris foundation, establish a “genius prize” ...

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Congress moves forward against marine debris

The U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee advanced key legislation to address the growing global marine debris crisis late last week. The Save Our Seas 2.0 Act (S.1982/H.R.2969) – sponsored by Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) – would create a federal marine debris foundation, establish a “genius prize” to encourage the development of solutions to ...

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