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MacDonald Joins NOAA Administrator Spinrad on Podcast to Reflect on 50 Years of CZMA

The Capitol Beach logoThe American Shoreline Podcast Network’s “Capitol Beach” podcast kicked off a five-part series on the 50th anniversary of the federal Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) with an episode featuring National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Rick Spinrad and Urban Coast Institute Director Tony MacDonald. The conversation explored Spinrad and MacDonald’s careers in ocean policy, the landmark legislation’s historic impacts, and its staying power in the face of mounting challenges such as climate change, new and competing ocean uses, and America’s growing economic reliance on coastal resources. The podcast is moderated by Coastal States Organization (CSO) Executive Director Derek Brockbank.

Click here to listen to the podcast.