Environmental officials from four Southeastern states are announcing an alliance to deal with regional coastal issues during a meeting on the South Carolina coast.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is hosting officials from North Carolina, Georgia and Florida in Charleston on Monday to announce the Governors' South Atlantic Alliance.
A partnership agreement was worked out earlier this year so the states could work together on regional coastal and ocean resource management.
Besides state officials, Michael Boots of the White House Council on Environmental Quality and John Dunnigan, assistant administrator of the National Ocean Service, are attending.
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