FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Molly Bell
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announces the Call for Nominations for 1999 Walter B. Jones Memorial and NOAA Excellence Awards for Coastal and Ocean Resource Management. Innovation, resourcefulness, and a commitment to balancing the human use of America's coastal and ocean resources with the needs of the resources themselvesthese are the hallmarks of the awards.
The Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)
of 1972 created a unique and
Walter B. Jones Memorial Awards
NOAA Excellence Awards for Coastal and
Ocean Resource Management:
The program is open to individuals, organizations, state and local government agencies and their employees. Entries must adhere to the strict submission and judging criteria and must be received by June 30, 1999. Winners will be notified in September 1999 and honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in October.
For nomination information on the Awards: