Delegation to Commerce: Observer Program Unfair to Alaska Fishermen MondayDecember10,2012

Small vessels in Alaska’s fishing fleet are being subjected to an expensive and poorly devised program for monitoring their take of groundfish and a delay in implementation is needed, according to a letter sent by Alaska’s Congressional delegation today to Acting Secretary Rebecca Blank of the Department of Commerce.http://www.murkowski.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=PressReleases&ContentRecord_id=de876165-a278-40e3-9f5b-8bf72bff9c44