HOPE Helping Our Peninsula's Environment
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Mr. Douros, Superintendent

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary March 22, 2003

Re: Cruise Ship Solutions

Dear Mr. Douros:

We appreciate and support your rapid response supporting Monterey's ban on the Cruise Ship which broke, and then covered up, its violation of their gentlemen's agreement to protect our precious and fragile bay and sanctuary.

To prevent any such reoccurrence, we strongly urge you create and enforce regulations which --

Require a signed agreement with any Cruise Ship which intends to transit the Sanctuaries. The agreement will require --




Neither I, nor any of HOPE's decision makers, will benefit financially from our recommendations here.

With all due respect,

David Dilworth, Executive Director