Landmark IPHC Meeting Sets Allocation Process for Canada and Lower 48 For Next Four Years
One year after a historic low point between treaty partners Canada and the U.S., the commissioners of the International Pacific Halibut Commission last week forged an agreement that will hold for at least the next four years.
“I am pleased that the United States and Canada reached a new agreement on a coast wide Pacific halibut quota on Feb. 1,” said U.S. Commissioner Chris Oliver, who represents the U.S. government on the IPHC.
The new agreement involved a slight increase in quota...
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