Tag Archives: Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization

Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization: NPFMC Council discusses changes

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council heard a brief update on the Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization this morning.(02/05/2014), A council representative will be expected to provide about five minutes of testimony, and longer written comments, during a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing Feb. 27. NPFMC Executive Director Chris Oliver talked about the House Natural Resources Committee draft of the MSA during his report to the council Read [email protected]  08:25

MSA Re Auth: What in the Hell is this guy talkin’ about? Watch, and comment, please

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U.S. Rep. Don Young calls for subsistence seats on council, Yukon panel

Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young is looking to add a subsistence representative to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council as part of the pending changes during the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Read [email protected]  15:55

Alaskans will want to comment before Congress reauthorizes the Magnuson-Stevens act.

Congressman Don Young, an original author of the act and supporter of the 200-mile fishing limit off Alaska’s coast, says the act does what it was intended. But “there are still some issues that need to be addressed, including more flexibility for fisheries managers. Read [email protected]  14:59

Legislative Hearing: Magnuson Stevens Act Reauthorization Tuesday February 4, 2014 at 10am, Watch Live.

Legislative Hearing on:  “Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act” Click here for details including Panel Speakers.  17:43

Interesting to myself is how they list Sam Rauch with his official title. Not that NOAA Fisheries pseudonym. It really is time to restore the official label of these two separate Agency’s. NOAA NMFS. Could you get away with labeling your stuff with a pseudonym? Wonder what kind of fine they’d “gift” you with?!!

Mr. Samuel D. Rauch III
Deputy Assistant Administrator
National Marine Fisheries Service
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization – West Coast and Western Pacific Perspectives – Archived Webcast

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard held a hearing on Thursday, January 30, 2014  Webcast here  09:01

The Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization road show hit Boston on Monday – hears pleas for fishing reforms

gdt icon“If folks in Washington are really looking for a path to help rebuild and sustain the fishery, they got the answers to that today,” said Massachusetts Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, R-Gloucester. “The one message that came through loud and clear for everyone is the science is inadequate, and the decisions based on that science, by extension, are questionable.” [email protected]  07:20

NH’s Sen. Ayotte laments cod, haddock fishing limits a Senate commerce subcommittee meeting of Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization

Sen. Kelly Ayotte expressed frustration at a Senate commerce subcommittee meeting Tuesday about the drastic effects that cod and haddock catch reductions are having on New Hampshire fishermen. [email protected]

Ayotte Questions Officials on Sustaining New Hampshire’s Fisheries – Video