Public safety comes first for crabbers

dungenesscrabA panel of agency heads and industry experts gathered in Santa Rosa Thursday to discuss the delayed California crabbing season, how to proceed with opening waters should the algae-produced neurotoxin levels subside in shellfish and what to do if they shouldn’t. “It’s rare these days that you see individuals and industries putting public safety ahead of profit,” said state Sen. Mike McGuire, who hosted the panel discussion as chair of the , along with the vice chair, Assemblymember Jim Wood. Read the article here 08:32