$8.3 million of federal fisheries disaster relief to be distributed to crew members

The long-awaited Round 2 of federal fisheries disaster relief was announced Wednesday, an $8.3 million pot to be distributed among industry members other than the permit holders who benefited from the first round of aid. Phase 2 will assist parts of the state’s groundfish industry including federal limited access multispecies permit holders, state permit holders, for-hire groundfish permit holders, crew members and others. Read the rest here 07:01