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Table of Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
Part I:
Executive Summary
Part II:
The Affected Environment
  I. Regional Context
  II. Sanctuary Resources
  III. Human ActivitiesI
  IV. Existing Resource Protection Regime
Part III:
Alternatives Including The Preferred Alternative
  I. Boundary Alternatives
  II.Regulatory Alternatives
  III. Management Alternatives
Part IV
Environmental Concequences
  I. Boundary Alternatives
  II. Regulatory Alternatives
  III. Management Alternative Consequences
  IV. Unavoidable Adverse Environmental or Socioeconomic Effects
  V. Relationship Between Short-term Uses of the Environment and the Maintenance and Enhancement of Long-term Productivity
Part V:
Sanctuary Management Plan
  I. Introduction
  II. Resource Protection
  III. Research
  IV. Education
  V. Administration
Part VI:
List of Preparers and Alternatives
Part VII:
List of Agencies, Organizations, and Persons Receiving Copies
Part VIII:
Part IX


AMBAG - Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments

APPS - Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (33 U.S.C. §§ 1901 et seq.)

ARB - Air Resources Board

ASBS - Areas of Special Biological Significance

BLM - Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior

CBNMS - Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary

CCA - California Coastal Act

CERCLA - Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

CDF&G - California Department of Fish and Game

CDP&R - California Department of Parks and Recreation

COE - U.S. Corps of Engineers

CWA - Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. §§ l25l et seq.)

DOD - Department of Defense

EIS - Environmental Impact Statement

EPA - Environmental Protection Agency

ESA - Endangered Species Act (l6 U.S.C. §§ l53l-l543)

ESNERR - Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

FAA - Federal Aviation Authority

FMP - Fishery Management Plan

FWS - Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior

GFNMS - Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

GGNRA - Golden Gate National Recreation Area

LRA - List of Recommended Areas

MBNMS - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

MEMD - Marine and Estuarine Management Division, NOAA, DOC, Previously the Sanctuary Programs Division (SPD)

MFCMA - Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (l6 U.S.C. §§ l80l et seq.)

MMS - Minerals Management Service, Department of the Interior

MMPA - Marine Mammal Protection Act (l6 U.S.C. §§ l36l et seq.)

MP - Management Plan

MPRSA - Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (33 U.S.C. §§ l40l et seq. and 16 USC §§ 1431 et seq.)

NAS - National Academy of Sciences

NERR - National Estuarine Research Reserve

NMFS - National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce

NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce

NPDES - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NPS - National Park Service, Department of the Interior

NRP - National Research Plan (MEMD)

OCS - Outer Continental Shelf

OCSLA - Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. §§ l33l et seq.)

PG&E - Pacific Gas and Electric

PFMC - Pacific Fisheries Management Council

PRBO - Point Reyes Bird Observatory

PRNMS - Point Reyes-Farallon Islands National Marine Sanctuary

PRNS - Point Reyes National Seashore

RWQCB - Regional Water Quality Control Board

PWSA - Ports and Waterways Safety Act (33 U.S.C. §§ l22l et seq.)

RFP - Request for proposals

SAC - Sanctuary Advisory Committee

SEL - Site Evaluation List

SPD - Sanctuary Programs Division, NOAA, Department of Commerce, now called Marine and Estuarine Management Division (MEMD)

SRP - Sanctuary Research Plan

SWRCB - State Water Resources Control Board

USCG - United States Coast Guard, Department of Transportation

VTSS - Vessel Traffic Separation Scheme (USCG)

WDR - Waste Discharge Requirement

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