06 June 2015

• The Battle Over the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act


“…The criticism has sparked heated debate among fishermen, some of whom believe the bill would give regional management councils more flexibility when they set the rules for fishermen.

”Others celebrated the veto promise and said they fear Young's bill would undo years of work to rebuild fish stocks under the current Magnuson-Stevens Act….”

Photo is the signing of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act by President George W. Bush, 12 Jan 2007; from White House archives.

Please visit this link to read the full article: CTPost


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