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Mission statement

OCZMA serves local elected officials on the Oregon Coast.  OCZMA is a clearinghouse of objective information on issues relating to the Oregon Coast—this information is then shared with the state and federal government.  OCZMA conducts studies on the Oregon Coast's economy and carries out applied research to improve the standard of living in the region.  Through our extensive network of local government officials and many other partners, OCZMA gives voice to the concerns and needs of coastal residents.

 

OCZMA Wave Energy Newsletter (June 2008)

The State of Oregon is poised to become a national and global proving ground for wave energy development. 

OCZMA's newsletter on wave energy provides an insiders perspective on the recent history of wave energy development in Oregon.   The reader will learn how the State of Oregon is seeking to reconcile potential conflicts through a comprehensive, locally-anchored ocean planning process. 

The OCZMA Wave Energy Newsletter Oregon Coastal Notes—Special Report:  Wave Energy Development off Oregon Sparks Strong Community Concerns (June 2008) can be downloaded below under Printable Reports.

OCZMA's document Frequently Asked Questions on Wave Energy in Oregon (June 2008) can also be downloaded below under Printable Reports.  We recommend that you read the above referenced newsletter as background information prior to reading the Frequently Asked Questions document.

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OPT Buoy in Place off of New Jersey Coast (photo courtesy of OPT)
OPT Buoy in Place off of New Jersey Coast (photo courtesy of OPT)
OPT Field of Buoys (photo courtesy of OPT)
OPT Field of Buoys (photo courtesy of OPT)
Finavera Buoy on Truck at Port of Newport Terminals-September 2007 (photo courtesy of Lincoln County)
Finavera Buoy on Truck at Port of Newport Terminals-September 2007 (photo courtesy of Lincoln County)
Finavera Buoy at OSU site off of Newport, Oregon (photo courtesy of Lincoln County)
Finavera Buoy at OSU site off of Newport, Oregon (photo courtesy of Lincoln County)
Fishermen Involved In Natural Energy Committee—FINE (photo courtesy of Kaety Hildenbrand, Oregon Sea Grant)
Fishermen Involved In Natural Energy Committee—FINE (photo courtesy of Kaety Hildenbrand, Oregon Sea Grant)
Fishery Advisory Committee for Tillamook—FACT (photo courtesy of Kaety Hildenbrand, Oregon Sea Grant)
Fishery Advisory Committee for Tillamook—FACT (photo courtesy of Kaety Hildenbrand, Oregon Sea Grant)
Reedsport, Oregon Wave Energy Meeting (March 8, 2007)
Reedsport, Oregon Wave Energy Meeting (March 8, 2007)
Charleston, Oregon Wave Energy Meeting (January 16, 2008)
Charleston, Oregon Wave Energy Meeting (January 16, 2008)
Southern Oregon Ocean Resource Coalition—SOORC Meeting (Coos Bay, Oregon; May 6, 2008)
Southern Oregon Ocean Resource Coalition—SOORC Meeting (Coos Bay, Oregon; May 6, 2008)

Printable Reports

OCZMA Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter: Special Report—Wave Energy Development off Oregon Sparks Strong Community Concerns (June 2008)

OCZMA Document on Frequently Asked Questions on Wave Energy in Oregon (June 2008)

  


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