16 U.S. Code § 1447 - Purposes

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The purpose of this chapter is to establish regional research programs, under effective Federal oversight, to—
(1) set priorities for regional marine and coastal research in support of efforts to safeguard the water quality and ecosystem health of each region; and
(2) carry out such research through grants and improved coordination.


(Pub. L. 92–532, title IV, § 401, as added Pub. L. 101–593, title III, § 301,Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 2963.)

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