Clean Ocean Action

About COA

Clean Ocean Action is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to protecting marine water quality in the New York Bight (those waters between Montauk Point, NY, and Cape May, NJ, and to the continental shelf). COA is a broad-based coalition of over 115 active boating, business, community, conservation, diving, environmental, fishing, religious, service, student, surfing, and women’s groups. COA identifies sources of pollution and takes actions to stop them using research, education, and citizen action. For more information about COA visit

 Clean Ocean Action’s personnel goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities served. COA is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and crew members without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. COA believes that diversity and inclusion among the organization is critical to our success, and seeks to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Additionally, Clean Ocean Action complies with all state and federal labor laws.