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    Florida Coastal Management Program, Draft Assessment and Strategies, FY 2016-2020

    The Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) has posted a “Draft Assessment and Strategies for FY 2016-2020” for review and comment at under the section titled “Highlights”.

    This draft document was developed in compliance with section 309 of the Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1456b., and instructions from the federal Office of Ocean and Coastal Resources Management. The document characterizes nine coastal resource issues identified in section 309, and the related changes that have occurred since 2011, when the previous assessment was prepared. The information in the assessment is based on consultation with several state agencies and water management districts. The assessment is accompanied by suggested strategies to address needs identified by FCMP partner agencies.

    This document is being posted for a single 30-day review and comment period. The closure date for submission of comments on the document is April 6, 2015. Comments should be sent to: Ana Griefen, Department of Environmental Protection, MS 235, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000 or by email:

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