This website was archived in 2016, when the Governors’ South Atlantic Alliance formally ended. It is no longer being updated.

GSAA is a collaboration of four states and their partners
focused on shared ocean and coastal challenges and opportunities
promoting environmental sustainability, disaster preparedness, and strong economies.
Clean Coastal and Ocean Waters

Significant impacts to water quality and coastal ecosystem health are predicted as a result of population growth and land use change, increasing urbanization, point and non‐point source pollution

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Working Waterfronts

Working waterfronts include water‐dependent facilities and related shore‐side infrastructure offering access or support for a wide variety of public, business, recreation, and commercial uses.

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Healthy Ecosystems

The South Atlantic supports a diverse array of coastal and marine environments vital to the ecological and economic stability and sustainability of the Southeast. The Alliance will undertake activities to:

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Disaster-Resilient Communities

The GSAA seeks to understand potential risks and threats, take steps to prepare and adapt to chronic and episodic events, and effectively deal with post-disaster response.

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