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$530 Million Available to Support U.S. Commercial Fishermen Affected by Tariffs

This NOAA Fish News is provided as a courtesy: SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 $530 Million Available to Support U.S. Commercial Fishermen Affected by Tariffs The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that it is making approximately $530 million available to assist U.S. fishermen impacted by retaliatory tariffs through the Seafood Trade Relief Program. This program is…

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The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committees to Meet September 14-16, 2020

Meeting Notice August 28, 2020   The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Standing, Reef Fish, Mackerel, Socioeconomic, and Ecosystem Scientific and Statistical Committees will meet via webinar September 14 – 16, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM, EDT each day.   The Scientific and Statistical Committees will address the following: King Mackerel: An…

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The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils Convene the Joint Council Workgroup on Section 102:  Fishery Management Measures of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018

Meeting Notice August 27, 2020 The Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils will convene a joint workgroup to address Section 102:  Fishery Management Measures of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018.  This section of the Act expands the range of management mechanisms for the recreational sector and provides additional flexibility…