Reminder: Ocean Policy Task Force hearing and Party!

For San Francisco Bay Area folks this is a reminder that the White House CEQ Ocean Policy Task Force will be convening on Thursday September 17. This will be the season’s big ocean-lovers gathering and should be fun.

Some of us will take the opportunity to express our particular concerns about the ocean, but tons of folks will be showing up just to let the CEQ know how much we acre about the sea.

If you can not attend you can submit a comment online at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/oceans

CEQ Public Hearing;

What:    Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting

When:   Thursday, September 17, 2:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Hyatt Regency San Francisco at Embarcadero Center,

5 Embarcadero Center

San Francisco, CA 94111

You can coordinate rides with fellow travelers here: Ride-share!

Please specify that you want to carpool to the CEQ hearing

Earlier that day at the same location,. The California Ocean Protection Council will be having a “Pre-meeting” to coordinate California Ocean Policy strategies with the CEQ Task Force. This will be a little more esoteric but will also be an opportunity to make public comments. I will be attending to throw in a few words about ocean noise.

What:    California Ocean Protection Council Public Meeting

When:   Thursday, September 17, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Where: Hyatt Regency San Francisco at Embarcadero Center,

5 Embarcadero Center

San Francisco, CA 94111

You can coordinate rides with fellow travelers here: Ride-share!

Please specify that you want to carpool to the OPC and CEQ hearing.

Now for the real fun!

There will also be a strategizing “pre-party” on Wednesday September 16 in the city sponsored by a raft of environmental NGO’s. This should be a great opportunity to meet and mingle with like-minded ocean lovers and work on coordinating your outfits.

Where: Baobab Village, on 19th between Mission and Capp

When: 5:30 – 9:00 pm

Who: You! and scads of other ocean lovers.

The invitation is here: Task Force Pre Party

You can coordinate rides with fellow travelers to this event here: Ride-share!

Please specify that you want to carpool to the strategy party.

 

Thanks!