Commerce IG Releases Catch Share Investigation Report, Announces Observer Program Audit

Attached please find the final report of our review of NOAAs management of Catch Share programs. This is the third report in a multiple-phase review of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and Fishery Management Councils (FMC). The objective of the review was to evaluate the sufficiency of NOAA’s implementation and monitoring of a selection of catch share programs developed by FMCs.  For the six programs reviewed, the report identified several issues: here

Notice: Audit of the National Marine Fisheries Service Observer Program here  16:49

  • damariscotta

    One only has to go to Gloucester and Portland and up and down the rest of the coast to see it did just what the enviros wanted with Calmity Jane at the helm why so many bobble heads to figure it out ?