Federal Ocean Policy

To learn more about Pew’s efforts to end overfishing and rebuild depleted fish populations, read our reports, case studies and fact sheets. - See more at: http://www.pewenvironment.org/campaigns/federal-fisheries-policy/id/8589940413/resources#sthash.U3Ku8lTx.dpuf

To learn more about Pew’s efforts to end overfishing and rebuild depleted fish populations, read our reports, briefs and fact sheets.

Research & Analysis

  • Lowering the Bar

    A proposal released in January 2015 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) would weaken implementation of key parts of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the primary law governing management of U.S. ocean fish. Read More

  • The Bottom Line

    Lee Crockett's “Overfishing 101” blog provided an authoritative primer on federal fisheries policy. It also spotlighted historic milestones and celebrated success stories. His new series, “The Bottom Line,” will continue to explore fisheries management issues, while taking on other related subjects to provide a more in-depth look at the issues facing our ocean fish. With this blog, we hope... Read More

  • H.R. 1335: The Wrong Way Forward

    A bill up for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives - H.R. 1335 to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the primary law governing U.S. ocean fish - would significantly undercut the nation's progress in preventing overfishing and rebuilding depleted fish populations. Read More

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Dave Bard

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