Big environmental push for new fisheries regs slowed at NOAA Managing Fisheries Conference in DC
SEAFOOD.COM NEWS by John Sackton (News Analysis) May 9, 2013 -- After three days at the Managing our Nations Fisheries Conference in Washington DC, there is clearly no overriding fisheries reform issue that is going to get resolved quickly through new NOAA or congressional action.
This is a very positive outcome, and reflects a sense of stability about US fisheries management.
October 21, 2014 -- Look, It’s time our federal lawmakers tackled this issue — and NOAA’s budgeted revenues — head on.
That means ensuring that a far greater share of this money — dedicated to the fishing industry, not the federal government’s grotesque management of it — is headed this way.
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