The Blue Economy: The Role of the Oceans in our Nation’s Economic Future

June 9, 2009

253 SR
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the following subcommittee hearing on The Blue Economy: The Role of the Oceans in our Nation’s Economic Future.

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Majority Statement

  • John D. Rockefeller, IV

    Senator
  • Maria Cantwell

    Senator

Opening Remarks

  • Dr. William Fenical

    Director, Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California
  • The Honorable Deerin Babb-Brott

    Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Coastal Zone Management, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
    State of Massachusetts
  • Dr. Willett M. Kempton

    Associate Professor, Marine Policy
    University of Delaware
  • Brad Warren

    Director of Ocean Health, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership
    Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Seattle Office
  • Alexandra Cousteau

    Founder and President
    Blue Legacy International
  • Dr. Judith T. Kildow

    Social Scientist, Director, National Oceans Economics Program
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute