Ocean Planning Resources
The Mid-Atlantic ocean planning process has been underway since 2013. The Planning Body has created several documents to guide their work. Interested parties will find these documents and interactive resources below. You can find the full set of ocean planning documents on the RPB's website.
Ocean Planning Documents
Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan
The Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan, as submitted to the National Ocean Council for concurrence and adoption.
Charter for Ocean Planning
The Charter is the document setting up the terms of reference for the work the federal agencies, state governments, and federally-recognized Tribes are agreeing to undertake in the ocean planning process.
Response to Comments on Draft Plan
This document summarizes the comments made on the Draft Plan and how the RPB responded to them in their final version.
National Ocean Policy Implementation
This will take you to the Society's Healthy Oceans Coalition website where you will find implementing documents of the National Ocean Policy.