Tag: coral reef stewardship partnerships
Rubio was the chief sponsor in the Senate while Soto introduced it in the House and the two men reintroduced the proposal this week. While the U.S. Senate passed the bill last month, the measure did not gain much traction in the U.S. House and failed to cross the finish line.
Rubio’s “Restoring Resilient Reefs Act" and ”South Florida Coastal Clean Waters Act” sailed unanimously through the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee.
Members of the Florida congressional delegation are working together to push for updating and reauthorizing the “Coral Reef Conservation Act” which expired 15 years ago.