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Landmark Legislation to Benefit Saltwater Anglers Advances in U.S. House

House Natural Resources Committee Approves Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill
Posted on December 13, 2017

NOAA Finally Getting It Right

Agency’s fisheries economics report more accurately reflects reality, to the dismay of some.
Posted on November 14, 2017

ASMFC Menhaden Management Board Misses Historic Opportunity

Management body caves with vote to maintain failed management of menhaden
Posted on November 13, 2017

Presented with the historic opportunity to put in place much-needed protections for menhaden that recognize their ecological role, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Menhaden Management Board blinked, and instead opted for status quo management. In the months leading up to the vote, public sentiment was overwhelmingly in favor of better menhaden management, with more than 150,000 public comments in favor of Option E that would have taken into account menhaden’s unique ecological role as a forage fish.

Support of the Modern Fish Act!

Posted on November 03, 2017

Glaciers, palm trees and federal fisheries management

Posted on October 25, 2017

CCA Comments on Amendment 3 to Menhaden Management Plan

Posted on October 23, 2017

CCA Texas Commends EPA

Posted on October 13, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made the decision to remove the toxic dioxin waste from the San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund Site in Channelview, Texas. The cleanup plan, officially approved on October 11, will protect human health and the coastal environment by removing highly contaminated sediment from the site in a safe manner, using cofferdams and other engineering controls. The plan estimates that nearly 212,000 cubic yards of dioxin waste will be excavated from the site at a cost of $115 million.

Angler Backed Billfish Conservation Act Passes U.S. Senate

Posted on October 04, 2017

Conservationists and anglers are applauding the U.S. Senate for passing S. 396, a bill to amend the Billfish Conservation Act of 2012. The bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators Bill Nelson (D-Fla.); Marco Rubio (R-Fla.); Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), and Joe Manchin, III (D-W.Va.), passed by a voice vote on October 2, 2017.

Anchors Aweigh on Fisheries Reform in U.S. House

House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Legislative Hearing on Four Fishery Bills
Posted on September 26, 2017

California Legislator Denies Anglers a 12-Month Fishing License

Posted on September 15, 2017