Articles about MSA coalition
During the week of June 1, a bill to reauthorize the nation’s primary marine fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act, is expected to go to the House floor. This bill, H.R. 1335 by Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) includes several provisions of high importance to the recreational fishing community and could be further bolstered by the inclusion of three key amendments.
House Natural Resources Committee approves Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization bill
Leaders in the recreational fishing and boating community yesterday highlighted the progress in elevating the importance of saltwater recreational fishing in the nation’s primary law governing marine fisheries management. The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources yesterday approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), H.R. 1335, to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), which addresses top priorities of the recreational fishing community.
Sportfishing Industry and Partners Call on Administration to Make Major Marine Fisheries Management Changes
Immediate administrative action needed to avoid significant problems with fisheries management
Today, a coalition of marine recreational fishing, boating, and conservation organizations and businesses called on the Obama administration to take immediate action to address a crisis within the federal fisheries management system.