Senator Schumer Wants An Explanation of How NOAA is Guaranteeing Safety After Redeploying Observers
New York Senator Chuck Schumer is the latest politician to speak out regarding the redeployment of at-sea observers.
At-sea observer requirements were waived in late March as the coronavirus began to spread in the U.S. That waiver was extended multiple times until being lifted this past Friday, August 14.
Since then a number of groups and public figures have been sending letters conveying their concerns about NOAA’s decision to resume the Northeast Fisheries Observer Program and At-Sea Monitoring Program...
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