Seafood Industry Opposes Provision in House Climate Bill; Hearing Today
The seafood industry has laid down a marker against a provision in the "Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act” that was introduced in the House on October 20, 2020 by Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ). It has since be co-authored by 31 Democratic members of the House from 21 states. The full text of the bill has not yet been released.
A provision in the text, under Title II, would direct the Executive Branch to establish Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that prohibit all commercial fishing activity across at least 30 ...
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