Editorial: Good Fish News, Congress Passes A Surprisingly Strong Bill to Prevent Overfishing

Publication: The Washington Post


12/11/2006 - Before leaving town, Congress passed an important piece of legislation for the health of America's oceans. Two commissions in recent years have concluded that only bold policies can prevent the collapse of coastal ecosystems. The bill, which reauthorized and improved upon the nation's fisheries management laws, wasn't bold enough and contained a few unfortunate compromises, but it represents progress.Read the full article on the Washington Post's Web site.

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