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Parceling up the oceans

A handful of states, including Massachusetts, California and Rhode Island, have begun zoning the ocean, drawing up rules and procedures to determine which activities can take place and where. The federal government is considering adopting a similar approach, though any coherent effort would involve sorting out the role of 20 agencies that administer roughly 140 ocean-related laws.

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