NOAA to Fully Fund At-Sea Monitoring Program in New England for 2018, Reimburse More Costs for 2017
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by John Sackton – August 15, 2018
NOAA announced on Tuesday that they will fund 100% of New England At-Sea Monitoring costs for 2018, as part of an additional $10.3 million added to the budget by New England congressmen, including NH Senator Jeanne Shaheen.
In addition, they will provide an additional 25% subsidy for 2017 costs, based on the money they saved from Carlos Rafael’s fleets not fishing. Since there was less need for monitoring, the ...
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