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The “West Coast Salmon Fishery Elimination Act.” – H.R. 2898 to help agribusinesses

Kawahara Joel Kawahara is a Seattle commercial salmon fishermenSalmon, and the fishing community, are in trouble. This year, fishermen are seeing some of the worst landings ever of California king salmon. The fish we’re catching are scrawny and hard to find. Nevertheless, Congress is considering legislation to undermine laws that protect salmon, in order to divert more water for a few California industrial irrigators. The House recently passed H.R. 2898, the by Congressman David Valadao (R-California). More accurately, it is the “West Coast Salmon Fishery Elimination Act.” Read the rest here 20:05