LOUISIANA Town Hall Meetings in 2014

The Southern Shrimp Alliance is holding town hall meetings in LOUISIANA.

 

Executive Director John Williams will present for SSA.

A Question & Answer period will follow the presentation.

 SCHEDULE:

 

1) Abbeville Meeting

10:00 AM, Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at Woodmen of The World

319 W. Woodman Rd, Abbeville, LA 70510

 

2) Houma Meeting

4:00 PM, Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at Courtyard Marriott Hotel

142 Library Blvd, Houma, LA 70360

 

3) Belle Chasse Meeting

10:00 AM, Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at the Belle Chasse Auditorium

8398 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037

 

Contact Rachel Williams (727-934-5090) with questions or for more information.

  

 

FISHERMEN’S INPUT – THE VOICE OF THE INDUSTRY

 

We want to hear what you have to say.    This is an OPEN FORUM with NO TIME LIMITS!

            – What do you think needs to be done to improve the shrimp industry?

            – What should be our top priorities?

 

Do you want to be a part of SSA?      Opportunities to get involved:

– Help us organize in your state  

– Help distribute news and information in your area

 

– Represent shrimpers in Wash., DC  

– Serve on the Board of Directors or a Committee

 

 

 

SHRIMP INDUSTRY ISSUES

 

CONGRESSIONAL

 

a. EPA Discharge Permit

b. PROTECT Legislation

c. Magnuson-Stevens Update

 

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT

 

a. Electronic Logbook Program

b. Sea Turtle Update/ Critical Habitat

c. Offshore Rig Removal

d. Gulf Shrimp Permit Moratorium

e. Shrimp Amendment 15

 

TRADE

 

a. Circumvention of imported shrimp

b. 2014 CDSOA (BYRD) Update

c. Update on Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries (COGSI) Countervailing Duty (CVD) Trade petition.

 

SOUTHERN SHRIMP ALLIANCE

 

Board of Directors – Industry Responsibilities – Classified Section

 

 

PLEASE PASS THIS INFORMATION ON!!

 

THESE MEETINGS ARE FOR EVERYONE INTERESTED IN THE SHRIMP

 

INDUSTRY

 

 

 

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