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NSPS cosigns letter to Senate Commerce Committee leadership on Digital Coast Act

Thursday, November 7, 2019  
Posted by: Amber Carpenter
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NSPS News and Views, November 6, 2019

NSPS Building off of the momentum from the Digital Coast Act, H.R. 2189, having been adopted in September by the House Committee on Natural Resources, NSPS was one of ten organizations to cosign a letter this week to the Senate Commerce Committee requesting that a markup be scheduled on S. 1069, the Digital Coast Act. The letter stated, "Data included in the Digital Coast ranges from surveying, mapping, geospatial, economic, demographic and ecosystem data to satellite imagery. ... We respectfully urge your action in scheduling S. 1069 for markup in committee. In doing so, we deeply appreciate your recognition of the numerous benefits the Digital Coast can provide to coastal communities and those working to make them more resilient." 

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