Some States, Federal Government Ponder Ocean Zoning

You’ve heard of neighborhood zoning. Now there’s a move afoot to zone the ocean. Oregon, Washington State and the federal government all have fledgling plans to coordinate competing ocean uses.

But wave energy developers say Oregon’s initial draft leaves them in a watery ghetto.  Oregon is the first to produce detailed ocean maps.  Northwest News Network Correspondent Tom Banse was one of the first reporters to get a look, and has this report.

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