Sen Murkowski gets head of Park Service to revise sustainability guide to include Alaska seafood
SEAFOOD.COM NEWS by John Sackton -- July 25, 2013 -- WASHINGTON -- In an occasionally tense questioning of the National Park Service Director today, Senator Lisa Murkowski convinced him in his public comments to revise the agencies guidelines and take steps to allow wild Alaskan salmon and other wild Alaska seafood back on the concession stands of national parks nationwide.
The issue arose when the Park Service developed its Healthy People Healthy Parks initiative - which has a broad goal of improving public health and sustainability in all areas of the national parks, including foodservice. The Park service began work on this in 2011.
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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