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MAJOR BREAKTHROUGHS ON ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK PROGRAM

In an April 8, 2014, letter to Mr. Douglas Boyd, Chairman of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, newly appointed NMFS Assistant Administrator for Fisheries Eileen Sobeck confirmed two major breakthroughs on the agency’s handling of the ELB program that are a direct consequence of the persistent efforts of the Southern Shrimp Alliance (SSA) [...]MAJOR BREAKTHROUGHS ON ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK PROGRAM read more ...

 

ELB Cost Reimbursement

Every once in awhile, SSA is able to send out some good news to the industry and today is one of those days. Reading from the attached letter from Assistant Administrator of NOAA Fisheries, Eileen Sobeck to Douglass Boyd, Chairman of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, “to address the language in the FY [...]ELB Cost Reimbursement read more ...

 

UNPRECEDENTED FISHING INDUSTRY SUPPORT FOR SENATE VESSEL DISCHARGE PERMIT EXEMPTION BILL

Working in coalition with representatives of the Garden State Seafood Association, the West Coast Seafood Processors Association, and the National Association of Charterboat Operators, the Southern Shrimp Alliance has played a leading role in generating a powerful letter of support to the United States Senate for S.2904 – the “Vessel Incidental Discharge Act”.  http://www.shrimpalliance.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/cialFishingandCharterFishingLetterofSupportApril12014.pdf The [...]UNPRECEDENTED FISHING INDUSTRY SUPPORT FOR SENATE VESSEL DISCHARGE PERMIT EXEMPTION BILL read more ...

 

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