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Briefing Date:08/29/2012
Topic:Scientific Review of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Ocean Studies Board
Committee on the Evaluation of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company
Special Use Permit DEIS and Peer Review

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Congressional Briefings
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
331 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 1:30 p.m.
and
B-373 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.

on

Scientific Review of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement:
Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit

This new report, requested by Congress in P.L. 112-74, assesses the scientific information, analyses, and conclusions in the draft EIS (Environmental Impact Assessment) for Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit, which will be used to determine the potential environmental impacts of a proposed 10-year permit extension of the company's operations.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on August 30, 2012 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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