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Six Fisheries in U.S. to Receive Fishery Disaster Relief Funds

Today, NOAA Fisheries announced that $75 million appropriated by Congress as part of the Fiscal Year 2014 federal budget will be allocated to six fisheries across the country that were declared fishery disasters by the Department of Commerce in 2012 and 2013. Read more...


Fishery Affected

Portion of $75M

American Samoa Tsunami - Determination 1/26/12
 
 $   1,000,000
Mississippi River Flood 2011 - Determination 9/12/12
 
 $ 10,941,828
Alaska Chinook Salmon 2011-2012 - Determination 9/12/12
 
 $ 20,797,524
New England Multispecies Groundfish Fishery 2013 
- Determination 9/13/12
 
 $ 32,847,955
New Jersey and New York Fisheries 2012 (Sandy)
- Determination 11/16/12
 
 $   3,096,160
Florida Oyster 2012 - Determination 8/12/13
 
 $   6,316,533
TOTAL
 
 $ 75,000,000