NOAA Allocates $20 Million for West Coast, Georgia Fishery Failures
NMFS announced last week that $20 million of federal assistance will be provided to communities affected by fishery disasters in Washington, Oregon, California and Georgia between 2013 and 2017. Congress appropriated these funds through the 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act.
Tribal and non-tribal salmon fisheries will receive the most funding after several fisheries declined due to adverse ocean conditions including "The Blob." California sardines and Georgia white shrimp also are included on the list.
The email notice to congressional staff said NMFS...
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