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Members of Congress call to suspend action on North Atlantic right whale speed rule

by American Sportfishing Association 19 Dec 2023 11:43 PST
Members of congress call to suspend action on North Atlantic right whale speed rule © American Sportfishing Association

Last week, four Congressional Democrats sent a letter to Assistant Administrator for Fisheries Janet Coit urging her to set aside the flawed proposed changes to the North Atlantic right whale vessel speed rule, and instead carry out the full and vigorous exploration of technological solutions that can achieve conservation goals while still allowing reasonable access to public resources.

Representatives Mary Peltola (D-AK), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX), and Brendan Boyle (D-PA) were the authors of the letter. ASA is grateful for their leadership and applauds this action.

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