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"You're still a bunch of mavericks, but in my book, Surfrider is today one of a handful of the premier environmental organizations in the world dedicated to protecting the coast and ocean. You have come a long way and I salute you for your community outreach and evolving activism, your effectiveness and your uncompromising commitment to your vision of a healthier environmental future for marine environments around the planet." (Keynote Address quote from Peter Douglas, Executive Director of the California Coastal Commission, made at the Surfrider 15th Anniversary Conference, two years ago in Aug. 1999. Read his entire speech at

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