Commission To Vote On Postponing Scientific Assessments Of Marine Reserves

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The Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative, one of the most controversial environmental processes in California history, is known for its many broken promises and “inconvenient truths.” On April 13, the California Fish and Game Commission at its meeting in … Continued

Fishery Council Adopts Ocean Salmon Options for 2016 Season

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The Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC), the federal body that oversees the management of ocean fisheries on the West Coast, on March 13 adopted three public review alternatives for the 2016 salmon seasons at their meeting in Sacramento. The Council … Continued

CA regulators plan to do regional MPAs reviews only once a decade

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State officials originally pledged to conduct a regional review of the so-called “marine protected areas” created under the controversial Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative every five years, but they have now reversed course and plan to do the reviews only once every 10 … Continued