Tag Archives: Fishery Disaster Funds

Shaheen, Ayotte Welcome Distribution of Fishery Disaster Funds to New Hampshire Fishing Industry

U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) today welcomed an announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that New Hampshire will be receiving nearly $1 million in direct federal fishery disaster assistance by Friday. Read more here 17:11

Gloucester Fishermen to get direct aid

gdt iconThe plan to deliver the long-awaited federal fishery disaster money to Gloucester fishermen and others in the Northeast multispecies groundfishery is largely in place, but recipients probably won’t see any of it until early fall. Read more here (the new paywall allows 5 page views, not articles) 14:24

Relief funds for last summer’s King salmon fisheries disasters on the Kuskokwim and Yukon Rivers has taken one step closer to reaching fishermen in the region.

radio-microphoneThe bill allocates $150 million for fisheries disasters in Alaska, as well as in New England and Mississippi. Senator Lisa Murkowski says it is uncertain how the money would be split. “That $150 million would be divided up based on recommendations from the state’s to NOAA,” Murkowski says. “So, that is yet to be determined.” [email protected]

Fishery Disaster Funds Included In Early Appropriations Bill – AUDIO

Funds have been included in the Senate Appropriations bill. The bill passed out of the Senate’s Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee Tuesday and through the Appropriations Committee today. The bill allocates $150 million for fisheries disasters in Alaska, as well as in New England and Mississippi. Senator Lisa Murkowski says it is uncertain how the money would be split. [email protected]