As you know, the Senate is pushing hard to pass a number of good bills before the close of the 111th Congress. One of their priorities is passing a package of land and water conservation bills, most of which have already been passed in the House. This includes the important Harmful Algal Bloom / Dead Zone bill, which is being used to anchor the package, along with over a hundred others, including bills to protect marine turtles and to end the brutal practice of shark finning in U.S. waters.
We’ve been told that the lands / water omnibus will be considered THIS WEEK, and that it is close to having the 60 votes it needs to pass!
Please tell your Senators that you support this bill, and please do so right away. The ocean, its turtles, sharks and many other creatures are counting on you to be their voice in Washington, D.C. The lands / water package can do great things for our oceans and our environment. We cannot let this opportunity pass!
For the oceans,
The Ocean Champions Team
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