SSA filed detailed comments on a Senate staff draft bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA). The 90-page staff draft includes many proposed amendments to the Act that if enacted would make significant changes to the management of US fisheries including US shrimp fisheries. The MSA is the primary federal statute that sets forth US fishery policy and a […]
On May 2, 2006, Wilma Anderson testified on behalf of the Southern Shrimp Alliance before the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives on the matter of H.R. 5018, The American Fisheries Management and Marine Life Enhancement Act and H.R. 1431, The Fisheries Science and Management Enhancement Act of 2005. Read the full testimony here.