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Hearing on Marine Mammal Deaths Scheduled

Science-Based Hearing Set for May 18, 2023

(TRENTON) – The Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee will hold a science-based hearing on marine mammal deaths on Thursday, May 18 at 10:00 am in Trenton.

The committee will hear from experts in the scientific community to help lawmakers and the public understand the issue from a fact-based perspective.

The hearing will include subject area experts from government and academia who have been studying the increase in marine mammal deaths since 2016 when the “Unusual Mortality Event” along the Atlantic coast from Maine to Florida was first triggered by NOAA.