MARINE FISHERIES BILL RELEASED

MARINE FISHERIES BILL RELEASED - MARINEFISHERIESBILLRELEASED

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MARINE FISHERIES BILL RELEASED Sept. 19, 2005 — A  bill to reauthorize  the  Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and  Management Act was released by the  administration Monday. The bill contains key  elements to implement the President's 2004  Ocean Action Plan and calls for a hard  deadline to end overfishing. Additionally, the  bill provides Congress with clear and common  sense ways to strengthen the nation's  governance of ocean resources.  (Click NOAA  image for larger view of tuna in a net.  Click   here  for high resolution version. Please credit “NOAA.”) "The commercial and recreational fishing industries are vital to the health of our economy," said  Commerce Secretary  Carlos M. Gutierrez . "For over 30 years, Magnuson-Stevens has been our  guide for wise stewardship of the nation's fisheries resources and helped the U.S. become a  world leader in marine science and conservation as a result. The administration's reauthorization  bill builds upon these successes while evolving to meet today's changing needs." The administration's bill:
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