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Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay (2004)

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix E: Federal Law Documents." National Research Council. 2004. Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10796.
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Federal Law Documents*

1999 Presidential Executive Order 13112 on Invasive Species.

18 U.S.C.S. § 42. 2003. 50 Code of Federal Regulations Part 16 (regarding a finding under the Lacey Act).

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Lacey Act Evaluation Criteria, revised March 23, 2001.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regulations on Injurious Wildlife, 50 C.F.R. Part 16, Injurious Wildlife (Importation or Shipment of Injurious Wildlife, Permits, Additional Exemptions).

Federal Register Vol. 67, No. 144. 2002. Proposed rule (Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service) to amend 50 CFR Part 16.13 to add snakeheads to the list of injurious species.

Clean Water Act Section 117—Chesapeake Bay (33 U.S.C. § 1267).

Chesapeake Bay Program Materials (Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD):

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Documents are found on the CD-Rom attached to the inside back cover.

Suggested Citation:"Appendix E: Federal Law Documents." National Research Council. 2004. Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10796.
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  • Chesapeake Bay Program. 1983. Chesapeake Bay Agreement.

  • Chesapeake Bay Program. 1987. Chesapeake Bay Agreement.

  • Chesapeake Bay Program. 1992. Chesapeake Bay Agreement: 1992 Amendments.

  • Chesapeake Bay Program. 1993. Chesapeake Bay Policy for the Introduction of Non-Indigenous Aquatic Species.

  • Chesapeake Bay Program. 2000. Chesapeake 2000.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nationwide Permit 4-67, Federal Register 2020, 2063, 2064, and 2078 (January 15, 2002)—Provisions Relating to Shellfish Beds and Shellfish Seeding Activities.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Joint Federal/State Public Notice, May 2, 2002.Virginia Seafood Council permit application to introduce 1 million triploid Suminoe oysters.

Suggested Citation:"Appendix E: Federal Law Documents." National Research Council. 2004. Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10796.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix E: Federal Law Documents." National Research Council. 2004. Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10796.
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Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay discusses the proposed plan to offset the dramatic decline in the bay’s native oysters by introducing disease-resistant reproductive Suminoe oysters from Asia. It suggests this move should be delayed until more is known about the environmental risks, even though carefully regulated cultivation of sterile Asian oysters in contained areas could help the local industry and researchers. It is also noted that even though these oysters eat the excess algae caused by pollution, it could take decades before there are enough of them to improve water quality.

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