West Coast Salmon, Sardine Fisheries to Receive $18 million in NMFS Disaster Funding
At long last, some disaster relief funding is headed to the West Coast for state and tribal salmon industries and the commercial sardine industry.
NMFS notified Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., this week of a more than $18 million award, which was appropriated in 2018. It is now up to the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission to distribute the funds according to state spending plans and in accordance with NMFS guidance and terms of the awards, NMFS said ...
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