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Environmental conservation organizations, politicians and private citizens from across the nation combined their support for expanding and strengthening the proposed critical habitat areas offshore of California, Oregon, and Washington for the critically endangered leatherback sea turtle.
Click here to download the detailed comment letter steeped in sound science and legal policy that was submitted by partners the Turtle Island Restoration Network, the Center for Biological Diversity, and Oceana.
Click here to download the detailed comment letter submitted by the Turtle Island Restoration Network with a focus on deadly vessel strikes in shipping lanes and the impacts of vessel traffic on leatherback habitat quality.
A coalition of almost 20 ocean conservation organizations from across the nation also submitted a strong letter in support of leatherback critical habitat. Click here to download the coalition letter.