[Coral-List] Fwd: FL Legislature and SEAKEYS

Mel Briscoe Mel at briscoe.com
Thu Mar 8 11:05:27 EST 2012

Florida's seaward boundary in the Gulf of Mexico is 3 marine leagues (9
nautical miles) and is 3 nautical miles in the Atlantic.

They could fund it if they wanted to.

-----Original Message-----
From: coral-list-bounces at coral.aoml.noaa.gov
[mailto:coral-list-bounces at coral.aoml.noaa.gov] On Behalf Of Jim Hendee
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2012 7:27 AM
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Cc: Jon Fajans
Subject: [Coral-List] Fwd: FL Legislature and SEAKEYS


   The (previous) Field Operations Manager of SEAKEYS, Jon Fajans, sent me a
reminder about why the State of Florida has declined supporting the
continued maintenance of the network:

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jon Fajans
Date: Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 12:31 PM
Subject: FL Legislature and SEAKEYS
To: Jim Hendee <Jim.Hendee at noaa.gov>

Hi Jim,****

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The State of Florida has been asked repeatedly for funding for the SEAKEYS
program, and each time they have declined, pointing out that the stations
(and the reef for that matter) are in federal waters outside the State's
three mile boundary.****

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Jon Fajans****
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