Coastal Water Quality and Aquatic Invasive Species Policy Conflicts: Exploring a Sustainable Resolution

By Leigh Taylor Johnson and Jamie Anne Gonzalez.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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Policies to reduce pollution from vessel antifouling paints and to control hull-borne invasive species need to be coordinated and stakeholders consulted for sustainable solutions.

Keywords: Aquatic Invasive Species, Hull-borne Invasive Species, Coastal Water Quality, Antifouling Paint Pollution, Environmental Policy Conflicts, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Recreational Boating, AIS-HACCP

The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.167-174. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 778.233KB).

Ms Leigh Taylor Johnson

Leigh Taylor Johnson has been a Marine Advisor with the University of California Cooperative Extension - Sea Grant Extension Program since 1984. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Botany from Iowa State University and two Master’s degrees: in Botany from University of Michigan and in Environmental Policy Analysis from University of California at Davis. Her previous employment was with the University of Florida Cooperative Extension from 1977-1984. She conducts applied research and education on sustainability of coastal resources and water quality. Recent work has included marina pollution prevention, nontoxic antifouling strategies for recreational boats, and prevention of hull-borne invasive species on vessels. She educates government, vessel owners and businesses, environmental organization and scientific representatives on the broad scope of these issues and facilitates discussions of barriers and solutions. She conducts research on policy, technical and economic aspects of these issues and extends findings to stakeholders and policy makers. Her technical reports and outreach publications are catalogued on the Internet at: http://seagrant.ucdavis.edu

Jamie Anne Gonzalez

Jamie Anne Gonzalez has been a Program Representative with the University of California Cooperative Extension - Sea Grant Extension Program since 2002. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ocean Studies from University of San Diego and a Master's degree in Marine Affairs and Policy from University of Miami. She conducts applied research and education on sustainability of coastal resources and water quality. Recent work has included nontoxic antifouling strategies for recreational boats and prevention of hull-borne invasive species on vessels. She educates government, vessel owners and businesses, environmental organization and scientific representatives on the broad scope of these issues and facilitates discussions of barriers and solutions. She conducts research on policy, technical and economic aspects of these issues and extends findings to stakeholders and policy makers. Her technical reports and outreach publications are catalogued on the Internet at: http://seagrant.ucdavis.edu Jamie also serves as the Blue Water Task Force Coordinator for the San Diego Chapter of Surfrider Foundation.

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