Advice Sought on $10 Million Permit Buyout -- April 23, 20012001/04/23 Advice Sought on $10 Million Buyout

Commerce Department

Seeks Public Comment on

Groundfish Permit Buyout

Teri Frady
(508) 495-2239


NMFS Northeast Region

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The Commerce Department announced today that NOAA Fisheries will seek public comment on how to best spend up to $10 million in federal funds to retire federal fishing permits to harvest groundfish such as cod, yellowtail flounder, and haddock in the Northeast.

A NOAA Fisheries news release is available here.

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