Federal Agencies including Park Service Drop Private Certification Requirements for 'Sustainable Seafood'; Will use NOAA FishWatch
Both NPS and GSA have changed their "sustainable seafood" guidelines.
WASHINGTON (Saving Seafood) September 25, 2013 -- Both the National Park Service (NPS) and the General Services Administration (GSA) have changed their "sustainable seafood" guidelines to focus on data from NOAA FishWatch instead of third-party ratings and certifications from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program.
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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