Feds Quickly Exempting Fishery Regulations Stalled by Federal Freeze Order
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - February 21, 2017
The federal freeze on approving new regulatory measures issued by the Trump Administration last month has stalled some fishery policies across the country. However, regional management councils and lawmakers have been able to secure quick exemptions from the freeze for some quota allocation changes and other vital fishery management protocols.
Last month, the White House issued a memo that called for a freeze on the implementation new federal regulations for further review.
The notice said regulations that have been sent to the official Federal Register but were not published, should be withdrawn for review and approval.
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