National Marine Fisheries Service plans new environmental compliance policy

nmfs_logoNew procedures are being proposed to deal with environmental regulations for fisheries. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration is announcing in the Federal Register of Monday, June 30, 2014 that it is taking public comments on a draft of procedures for complying with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Last year, NMFS issued a new policy for NEPA compliance under the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Read more here 11:44