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Fishing Community Coalition Makes Waves

Date Posted: September 21, 2014       Categories: AMCC in the News       Tags: Magnuson-Stevens Act, Working Waterfronts

Read, listen to and watch the recent press about the Fishing Community Coalition that AMCC is a part of along with Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association, Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance, Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Shareholders’ Alliance, and Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association. The group of small boat fishing groups is committed to rebuilding marine ecosystems and restoring fishing economies in the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA).

Listen to KCAW’s coverage of the newly formed coalition and check out a neat MSA infographic here.

In the Boston Globe: “Regional fishing associations are uniting in an attempt to strengthen the laws that govern fisheries in federal waters. The groups describe themselves as ‘‘small boat commercial fishing groups’’ from around the country…” Read more.

Watch a clip about the group here at Your Alaska Link.



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