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Ayotte: ‘NOAA Is Not Balancing Its Own’ Fishing Standards – Presses for answers at Dr.Kathryn Sullivan Confirmation Hearing – Video

At a Commerce Committee hearing Thursday focusing on the nomination of Dr. Kathryn Sullivan to serve as the next NOAA administrator, Ayotte noted that NOAA guidelines stipulate that the agency must take into account the impact of federal catch share limits on fishing communities when it sets quotas – and she emphasized that NOAA needs to do a better job of adhering to its own standard. [email protected] 23:03