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KMXT on Pirate Fishing Bill (archive) #RatShip

Dec 23, 2011

Jay Barrett/KMXT
Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration drafted legislation seeking to protect American fishermen from Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated, or I-U-U fishing.
The Pirate Fishing Elimination Act was picked up and introduced by Hawaii Senator Daniel Inouye and co-sponsored by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski. During a recent meeting of the Senate Oceans Caucus, she spoke of the need to rein in illegal fishing operations. Audio >>


NOAA Chief @ Juneau Empire: US, Europe join forces to stop pirate fishing (10% in UK ignore fish?) Posted: September 5, 2011 - 12:01am. By JANE ...
Dec 13, 2011 ... In September, NOAA and the EU signed a historic statement pledging bilateral cooperation to combat pirate fishing. The U.S. also identifies ...
Oct 4, 2011 ... But the second piece is, if you do illegal fishing in our waters, we're going ... send a clear signal that "piratefishing is unacceptable to the United States, ... about what to do with the vessel would be made by NOAA Fisheries. ...

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