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Resource Protection

Diver assisting with turret recovery
Diver on Spider assisting with turret recovery. (Photo: Monitor Collection)

How do you protect a resource that is located 16 miles from land and under more than 230 feet of water? It takes careful planning and continuous monitoring. Appropriate enforcement, permitting, regulations, and public input are all important parts of resource protection.

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