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Over 80 Groups Support Passage of Flores Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2012 -

Dear Colleague,

Over 80 groups across a spectrum of sectors including agriculture, fishing, construction, manufacturing, mining, oil and natural gas, and renewable energy, have come together to support Representative Flores' (TX-17) amendment to prohibit funding for the implementation of President Obama’s National Ocean Policy. These industries support tens of millions of jobs and contribute trillions of dollars to the U.S. economy.

The Flores amendment will allow Congress to hit the pause button on funding until the true job and economic impacts of this policy are known.

Read the full Dear Colleague HERE.

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