Disaster aid belongs to the fishing industry – It’s no wonder the industry views NOAA with suspicion

NOAA has in recent weeks been casting about for a pool of money to tap for its controversial onboard fishing cash. Efforts to make fishermen pay directly for the program — yet another unfunded federal mandate — have so far fallen short.,,,  states sill have about $10 million in the ‘third bin,’” John Bullard said. “(Monitoring) would be an eligible use of those funds.” Let us not forget one reason NOAA wants to expand its lobster monitoring program is because it has to spend the money it has budgeted for that plan.  Read the rest here 13:25

  • Joel Hovanesian

    To hell with NOAA and the tyrants that take their pay from them