News Summary September 16, 2020
Today's Top Story: APA’s Request to Extend Access to Winter Herring Savings Area Rejected by NOAA Fisheries
NOAA Fisheries Assistant Administrator Chris Oliver rejected a request for an emergency rule to extend the date a herring conservation area would close this fall from the At-Sea Processors Association, in a letter dated September 11, 2020. The letter pointed out that the request did not meet the requirements of an Emergency Ruling by the agency, which are related to the definition of a “fisheries emergency..."
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