In an effort to address the problem of marine debris, the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program (Virginia CZMP) undertook a planning process that resulted in the Virginia Marine Debris Reduction Plan (VMDRP) in 2014. In light of the policy issues raised in the VMDRP, this paper will explore the issue of marine debris and some possible solutions that can be pursued in Virginia.
This abstract has been adapted from the author's introduction.
Pindilli, Elizabeth, "Trash Talk: An Exploration of the Problem of Marine Debris and Some Virginia-Specific Solutions" (2020). Virginia Coastal Policy Center. 54.