Department of the Interior leadership supports state-led regional ocean partnerships (ROPs), as well as Federal-state-tribal marine planning partnerships called regional planning bodies (RPBs). Five geographic regions now have operational RPBs: Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Caribbean, the Pacific Islands and the West Coast.
For more information, please visit each regional partnership's webpage:
Caribbean (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands)
Gulf of Maine (U.S. & Canada)
Gulf of Mexico (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)
Mid-Atlantic (New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia)
Pacific Islands (American Samoa, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii)
South Atlantic (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida)