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How Investing in Our Fisheries Pays Off | Care2 Causes

How Investing in Our Fisheries Pays Off | Care2 Causes

Note: This is a guest post from Lee Crockett, Director of Federal Fisheries Policy at the Pew Environment Group . Sometimes, an idea comes forward in Washington that actually brings together people who normally disagree. The Fisheries Investment and Regulatory Relief Act (FIRRA) of 2012 does that and more. This bipartisan bill would provide financial support to fishermen and improve management of our oceans. Restoring our depleted fish populations would create jobs, protect existing ones and add billions to the U.S. economy. After decades of working with some of America’s leading commercial and recreational fishing groups, I’ve found that although we might differ on how our marine resources should be managed, we are on common ground when it comes to the need for dedicated funding for sound science and management. On March 12, 2012, Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Olympia J. Sn...

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