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- PE COFFEEHAUS
The report, written by IMDCC at the request of Congress, focuses on marine debris sources, impacts, and strategies, and represents another step in implementing recommendations called for in the President's Ocean Action Plan.
The recommendations in report focus on prevention, response to debris already in the environment, research and development, and coordination. While several agencies currently conduct marine debris activities, further actions are being developed by the IMDCC and individual agencies to further implement the recommendations.