THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Tucson, Arizona) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release February 25, 1999
TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:
I am pleased to transmit the Biennial Report to Congress on the Administration of the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) of the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for fiscal years 1996 and 1997. This report is submitted as required by section 316 of the CZMA of 1972 as amended, (16 U.S.C. 1451, et seq.).
The report discusses progress made at the national and State level in administering the Coastal Zone Management and Estuarine Research Reserve Programs during these years, and spotlights the accomplishments of NOAA's State coastal management and estuarine research reserve program partners under the CZMA.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
THE WHITE HOUSE, February 24, 1999.
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