Monday, February 8, 2010

Ocean Zoning?

Feds plan ocean zoning, replacing 'open seas'

By Richard Gaines
Staff Writer

Well below the low-water line for news, the White House is moving to create a system for managing the space — surface and depth — of federal waters that amounts to ocean zoning and is known as "marine spatial planning."

If adopted by Congress and imposed, the new approach would force radical alteration of the historic American understanding of the "open seas" — by purpose, they would no longer be open and instead zoned for pre- and proscribed uses.

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1 comment:

  1. A czar for every fish that's a crucial and integral part of Obama's million man economy.

    "All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others."

    IF GOVT ever (it will not) proves it self responsible and capable of running anything then we can think about this. Otherwise it is just a naked power grab and if we allow it we are on the road to serfdom.

    Gee, I guess it means the GOVT is more equal.............