Meghan Lapp: Arbitrary regulation brutalizes the fishing industry

20131019_113944  Miss TrishAccording to the Magnuson Stevens Act (MSA), the primary legislation governing U.S. fisheries, regional fishery management councils must develop a rebuilding plan for every overfished fishery, and must “specify a time period for rebuilding … that shall be as short as possible … and not exceed 10 years.” In other words, if a species of fish is deemed overfished, a plan must be implemented to rebuild the fishery within 10 years. Read more here  12:07

 

One Response to Meghan Lapp: Arbitrary regulation brutalizes the fishing industry

  1. Joel Hovanesian says:

    This has never been about conservation. NEVER! It is about ELIMINATION. Eliminate the people and business’s that stand in the way of ocean industrialization, such as wind turbines and oil and gas exploration. And our federal government is at the very core of this destruction.
    Soon enough they will proclaim….”Mission accomplished”

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