To ensure that the Guidance was understandable and useful for local and state decision-making, the update process included extensive public outreach, with interviews, listening sessions and public workshops.
This science report will be presented to the California Ocean Protection Council at its April 2017 meeting.
Public input on the guidance framework will help shape the updated draft policy guidance document.
The , comprised of the California Ocean Protection Council and California Natural Resources Agency, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and the California Energy Commission, will prepare the updated draft guidance.
Each listening session was oriented toward a particular set of planners and managers.
Attendees were asked to choose the one that best represents their area of work or expertise.