Clean Ocean Action
18 Hartshorne Drive, Suite 2
Highlands, NJ 07732
ContactMs. Cindy A. Zipf
General operating support of grassroots advocacy and education to galvanize community engagement in watershed and marine resource protection.
Clean Ocean Action (COA) is a broad-based coalition of over 100 organizations dedicated to clean up and protect marine waters of the NY/NJ coast by bringing a unique brand of inclusion and collaboration to solve complex and challenging marine pollution issues. The COAlition uses research, education and citizen action to convince public officials to enact and enforce measures that will protect the ocean and waterways. The mission depends upon coalition involvement. The COAlition's extensive network includes groups representing boaters, divers, and commercial and recreational fisheries, as well as civic, faith-based, garden, business, community, and youth organizations, to name a few. COA's network also includes deep rooted and trusted relationships with over 70 coastal communities. Additionally, elected officials depend upon COA for timely, factual, and informative policy advice. The power of this vast network is rare and it enables COA to present bold and sustained solutions from many perspectives, allowing for broad public support and success.