Other Media | SeafoodSource: NOAA establishes national-level criteria for observer waivers in wake of criticism
(UNITED STATES, 8/1/2020)
NOAA Fisheries announced on 30 July that it has identified national-level observer waiver criteria, and that the redeployment of observers in the Northeast U.S. will begin 14 August.
The national criteria comes in the wake of Seafood Harvesters of America calling on NOAA Fisheries earlier this month to develop more consistent policies regarding observer waiver criteria. A letter sent by Seafood Harvesters of A...