Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Diver Advisory Council

Sanctuary Advisory Council Actions

Council members provide advice and recommendations to the Gray's Reef NMS superintendent in the form of letters, resolutions and motions.

At times the council suggests that these recommendations be routed to the Department of Commerce, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other agencies.

Below are actions of the Gray's Reef Sanctuary Advisory Council.

Letter in response to the call for public comments on the Five-Year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Draft Proposed Program (OPP) for 2019 to 2024, as now proposed by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and referenced in Federal Register Volume 83, Number 5 (Monday, January 8, 2018) Notices, Pages 829-834,FR Doc No: 2018-0008.
(539 kb)
March 2, 2018.

Letter to John Armor, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, regarding vistor use at Gray's Reef NMS.
(190 kb)
November 29, 2017.

Letter to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Enviromental Studies Program.
(198 kb)
November 20, 2015.

Letter of Support for Characterizing and Monitoring Natural and Anthropogenic Sound in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.
(135 kb)
June 16, 2014.

Comment Letter on the Proposed Rule to Eliminate the Expiration Date Contained in the Final Rule to Reduce the Threat of Ship Collisions with North Atlantic Right Whales. (499 kb)
July 26, 2013.

Letter of Support for Reactivation of the Site Evaluation list. (96 kb)
October 9, 2012.

Ocean Acidification Resolution. (13 kb)
January 28, 2010.

Letter of Recommendation on Research Coordinator Position.
(76 kb)
April 15, 2010.

Recommendations on Research Area Designation. (28 kb)
August 19, 2008.

Recommendations on Research Area Designation. (12 kb)
June 22, 2005.

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