News Release: Gulf of Mexico Alliance to Reveal New Action Plan & Education Website at Capitol Hill Ocean Week

On June 9th-11th, 2009 the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will be coordinating Capitol Hill Ocean Week in Washington D.C. to focus on the “Blue Economy- Understanding the Ocean’s role in our Nation’s Financial Future.” During this influential week, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) is releasing its’ new Governor’s Action Plan II which outlines the work that will be done in the next five years to enhance the economic and ecological health of the Gulf of Mexico. The rollout of Action Plan II and the official launch of the new GOMA Environmental Education Network website will be held in the Capitol Building on Wednesday, June 10th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Congressional Briefing Room.