Council Coordinating Committee’s response to the February 19 National Environmental Policy Act Policy Directive Memorandum.

Council Coordination Committee –  The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act (P.L. 109-479) contained a new paragraph, section 302 (l), which establishes the Council Coordination Committee (CCC). The CCC consists “of the chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors of each of the 8 Councils described in subsection (a)(1) [of this Act], or other Council members or staff, in order to discuss issues of relevance to all Councils, including issues related to the implementation of this Act.”  Office of Sustainable Fisheries

Please see attached letter from Mr. Dan Wolford, Chairman of the Pacific Fishery Management Council, representing the Council Coordinating Committee’s response to the February 19 National Environmental Policy Act Policy Directive Memorandum. To Sam Rauch