Cantwell Pushes for Changes to Fisheries Disaster Process, Presses NOAA on Pebble Mine
At a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing last week on fisheries disasters, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., the Ranking Member of the committee, highlighted the importance of responding to fisheries disasters and pushed for reforms to the process.
“In Washington, fisheries are a cornerstone of our maritime economy," Cantwell said in her remarks. "Its related businesses and seafood processors, ship builders, gear manufacturers, support 60% of our maritime economy, which is about 146,000 jobs and $30 billion in economic activity. Washington has ...Full Story »