NMFS Rejects Sea Shepherd Petition to Ban Seafood Imports from New Zealand
A petition brought to the Department of Commerce by non-profit marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd to ban seafood imports from New Zealand has been rejected by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).
The "rejection of the petition to ban imports through emergency rulemaking" was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, but officially denied on June 18.
For those unfamiliar with the case, Sea Shepherd released a statement in early February "formally demanding" that the Trump Administration immediately ban all imports from...
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