Coastlines Newsletters for 1993

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Below are the tables of contents for these issues of Coastlines. For these newsletter editions, printed copies are available on request. If you are interested in receiving a specific issue, send your request to (please be sure to state the name and complete date of the publication).

January/February 1993

  • CZM Decisions Guide Two Federal Projects: Boston's Fan Pier and the Massachusetts Bay Disposal Site, p. 1.
  • Understanding Federal Consistency, p. 2.
  • CZM Statutory and Regulatory Authorities, p. 2.
  • Taking Federal Consistency Across State Lines - The Seabrook Case, p. 3.
  • Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program Annual Symposium Planned, p. 3.
  • A Setback for Federal Consistency in North Carolina, p. 3.
  • Northeaster Batters Massachusetts Coast, p. 4.

March/April 1993

  • Important Coastal Issues Facing the 103rd Congress, p. 1.
  • Inland and Coastal ACEC Programs Merge, p. 2.
  • Gulf of Maine Council Continues Regional Initiatives, p. 2.
  • CZM Initiates Aquaculture Project, p. 2.
  • Who's Who at CZM, p. 3.
  • Clean State Executive Order Issued, p. 4.
  • Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program Newsletter Off the Press, p. 4.
  • Coastal Nonpoint Guidance Finalized, p. 4.
  • Environmental Education Guide Released, p. 4.
  • Buzzards Bay Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Available, p. 4.

May/June 1993

  • Announcement of Trudy Coxe as Environment Secretary, p. 1.
  • Information on the Boundaries of the Coastal Zone, p. 2.
  • Urgent Message From the Director for Support of Federal Budget Funding for Coastal Programs, p. 3.
  • Task Force to Resolve Questions Concerning Boston's Fan Pier Project, p. 3.
  • EPA Awards Pollution Prevention Grant to CZM, p. 3.
  • EPA Approves Outfall Biological Assessment, p. 3.
  • 1993 Massachusetts Legislation of Interest to CZM, p. 4.
  • 1993-94 CZM Tide Chart, p. 4.
  • Gulf of Maine Council Seeks Advice on Its Action Plan, p. 4.
  • Gulf of Maine Council's Annual Report Available, p. 4.
  • The 5th Annual World Wildlife Fund Innovation Grants Available, p. 4.
  • Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England Announce the Availability of Proceedings from November 1992 Conference, p. 4.
  • Two Corps of Engineers Reports Available: One on Potential Flood Impacts in Mashpee; Another on the Implications of Removing Four Tidal Flood Gates in Green Harbor, Marshfield, p. 4.

July/August 1993

  • Stellwagen Bank Designated a National Marine Sanctuary, p. 1.
  • Remarks of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown at the Dedication, p. 2.
  • Hurricane Season upon Us, p. 2.
  • Updated ACEC Program Guide Now Available, p. 2.
  • Fisheries Research on Stellwagen Bank, p. 3.
  • Task Force Developing Barrier Beach Management Recommendations, p. 3.
  • The Status of the Piping Plover in Massachusetts, p. 3.
  • Fall and Winter ACEC Regional Meetings to Focus on Stewardship, p. 4.
  • Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program Action Grants Awarded, p. 4.
  • Fan Pier Task Force Releases Report, p. 4.
  • State Applying for Federal Pump Out Monies, p. 4.
  • Nonpoint Source Program Funding Available, p. 4.
  • COASTSWEEP Call for Volunteers, p. 4.

September/October 1993

  • COASTSWEEP 1993, p. 1.
  • Pazolt vs. LaForte et al., Private Landowner in Truro Sues Aquaculturist, p. 2.
  • Flood Insurance Bill Reintroduced into U.S. Senate, p. 3.
  • Restoration of Sagamore Marsh Selected as Possible Coastal America Site, p. 3.
  • Draft Title 5 Regulations to Be Released, p. 3.
  • CZM and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Expand Shorewatch Series, p. 3.
  • DEP Releases its Nonpoint Source Management "Mega" Manual, p. 3.
  • Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program Annual Reports Available, p. 3.
  • Action Plan for Nantucket and Madaket Harbor Accepted, p. 3.

November/December 1993

  • Introduction to New CZM Director, Peg Brady, p. 1.
  • Announcement of Proposed Open Space Bond Bill, p. 2.
  • A Few Questions Answered About Open Space, p. 2.
  • Massachusetts Awarded Federal Pump Out Grants, p. 2.
  • Introduction to the Planning of Massachusetts' Coastal Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program, p. A.
  • Nonpoint Source Pollution Survey Responses, p. B.
  • Analyzing Nonpoint Source Survey Results, p. C.
  • The Nonpoint Source Pollution Program Team, p. D.
  • CZM Director, Jeff Benoit, Moves to Post in Washington, p. 3.
  • National CZM Funding Increases, p. 3.
  • Shellfish Restoration Program Announced, p. 3.
  • CZM Assistant Director Steve Bliven Leaves Program, p. 3.
  • Title 5 Regulations Under Review, p. 4.
  • Organizational Changes at EOEA, DEP, and CZM, p. 4.
  • News From the Buzzards Bay Project, p. 4.


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