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News from NOAA Fisheries – CARES Act Funding and American Seafood Executive Order

MAY 7, 2020 Commerce Secretary Announces Allocation of $300 Million in CARES Act Funding Today, the Secretary of Commerce announced the allocation of $300 million in fisheries assistance funding provided by Sec. 12005 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also called the CARES Act, to states, Tribes, and territories with coastal and…

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Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, Shrimp and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees To Meet Via Webinar

Meeting Notice February 25, 2020 The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting via webinar of its Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, Shrimp and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSC). The webinar  will convene on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EST. The SSC will address the following: Review…