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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

Recreational Fishing Leaders Testify in U.S. Senate

Senate Commerce Subcommittee Continues Series on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization
Posted on September 12, 2017

Today, the U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard held a hearing entitled “Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act: Oversight of Fisheries Management Successes and Challenges.” The Subcommittee heard from two panels of witnesses representing recreational, commercial and charter-for-hire fishermen.


Posted on September 07, 2017

U.S. Senate Field Hearing Addresses Federal Fisheries Management

Recreational Fishing Industry Leaders Among Witnesses
Posted on August 24, 2017

Opinion: Federal decision threatens swordfish, baffles conservationists

Posted on August 23, 2017

Georgia Enhances the High Point Inshore Artificial Reef

Posted on August 21, 2017