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MMC Publishes Sound Committee Reports
Congress directed the Marine Mammal Commission to convene an advisory Committee on the effects of anthropogenic sound on marine mammals. The Sound Committee's report was to inform the MMC's report to Congress on the issue. Unfortunately, the Sound Committee was unable to agree on a consensus report. Consequently, various individuals or groups within the Committee produced separate reports. Now the MMC has the unenviable task of producing its own report on the issue. The separate Sound Committee reports will be attached to the MMC report.
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