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Coastal Commission Develops Policy to Consult CA Tribes

BIANCA BRUNO April 11, 2018

(CN) – In what was called “long overdue,” the California Coastal Commission Wednesday held the first public hearing on a new policy to consult with Native American tribes in California on coastal matters.

The state agency tasked with upholding the Coastal Act and deciding coastal development issues up and down California’s coastline is in the process of developing its Tribal Consultation Policy intended to improve communications between the commission and federally and state-recognized Native American Tribes.

 
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