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California congressman labels new fisheries bill the ‘Empty Oceans Act’

Rep. Jared Huffman calls it like it is….. California congressman labels new fisheries bill the ‘Empty Oceans Act’ Meteor Blades Daily Kos Staff Thursday August 23, 2018 · 8:00 PM PDT What the farm bill is to terrestrial food production, the fish bill, a.k.a. the Magnuson-Stevens Act, is to the ocean—the law that governs America’s […]

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GOP-Controlled House Passes Bill to Eviscerate Nation’s Marine Ecosystems, Fisheries

“The MSA, she added, “has succeeded in reversing overfishing and bringing back fisheries abundance in the U.S. However, H.R. 200 would undo the significant progress we’ve made over the past several decades for the health of America’s fisheries and fishermen. This bill would weaken science-based conservation of U.S. fish populations, decrease accountability, and increase the

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