Adak Groups, NOAA, and Secretary of Commerce Ross Appeal Decision to Rescind Amendment 113
On Friday the City of Adak, its regional development groups, and the Aleut Corporation filed an appeal to reverse a March 21 decision that vacated Amendment 113. Yesterday Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and the National Marine Fisheries Service joined the Aleut groups to appeal the decision from three months ago.
That ruling was in response to a challenge from the Groundfish Forum, United Catcher Boats and other groups to the Secretary of Commerce asserting that Amendment 113 did not meet the standards in the Magnuson-Stevens Act ...
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