Maryland Ocean Acidification Task Force

The Task Force to Study the Impact of Ocean Acidification on State Waters mission is to:

  1. Analyze the best available science regarding ocean acidification and the potential effects of acidification on the ecology of State waters and on State fisheries.
  2. Make recommendations regarding potential strategies to mitigate the effects of acidification on State waters and on State fisheries.

View the full text of the bill that formed the task force here: HB118

Task Force Chair:

Eric Schwaab
Chief Conservation Officer, National Aquarium Baltimore

Click here to see the final report of the Task Force.


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