Multiple investigations of incidents ongoing – NOAA Report Claims Harassment, Intimidation of Observers

The 2014 annual report on the North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program notes that observers reported a number of incidents of harassment, intimidation, hostile work environment, or attempted sample bias related to the collection of prohibited species catch data. The report said these investigations include allegations of physical sample bias including removing halibut from observer samples, or physically preventing a halibut from entering an observers sample during collection. Read the rest here 17:36

One Response to Multiple investigations of incidents ongoing – NOAA Report Claims Harassment, Intimidation of Observers

  1. Joel Hovanesian says:

    Observers suck. Here in New England all they are ,are a cash cow for a former regional administrator. Fucking harassment is all it amounts to. They accomplish nothing and create aggravation.

    We should all file a class action lawsuit to put an end to this harassment. This guy knew how out of control the government was fifty years ago. When he speaks of farms and farmers just replace with fish and fishermen.

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