North Pacific Council Weighs in on MSA Reauthorization Bills
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - November 8, 2017
In response to a request from Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan, the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council reviewed three bills related to the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, comparing them to the current law and practices used to manage the nation's largest fisheries.
“The North Pacific Council believes that the current MSA already provides a very successful framework for sustainable fisheries management, and major changes are not necessary at this time,” wrote NPFMC chair Dan Hull ...
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