City of Adak Asks Court for One-Year Stay to Keep Plant Open for Cod A Season
Last week the city of Adak asked a federal court to stay their order from last March -- until January 1, 2021 -- so the city’s only processing plant can operate during the Pacific cod season next year.
The March 2019 court decision agreed with plaintiffs representing the Bering Sea bottom trawl fleets that target flatfish, mackerel and cod, that Amendment 113, setting a 5,000 mt cod set-aside for remote villages in the Aleutian Islands, was not compliant with the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
The Court ...
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