Special Report on
Massachusetts Ocean Plan
Massachusetts Ocean Plan - Trends
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Terminology for describing improved ocean management is still being refined as part of an ongoing dialogue among ocean management stakeholders at many levels. This glossary is a compilation of working definitions of key terms used in MOP’s Five Year Strategic Plan and the Massachusetts ocean-management planning process. Area-Based Management (ABM) ABM is a management tool compatible with EBM. ABM focuses on spatially dividing the marine environment for a variety of uses. By comprehensively accounting for the stressors on the marine environment and planning for them accordingly, ABM aims to reduce user conflict while ...
Massachusetts delegated regulation of some offshore wind development to local officials today in the final draft of the highly anticipated Ocean Management Plan. The plan, which was required by the Massachusetts Oceans Act of 2008, zones state waters for large-scale offshore wind development and is being touted as the first offshore wind-zoning plan in the country. The plan designates two areas, one off of the Elizabeth Islands and one south of Nomans Land, near Martha’s Vineyard, as zones for large-scale offshore wind development. In a move hinted at by administration officials after the ... Read More
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