NMFS Announces Workshop on Permitting Requirements for 2000 Bering Sea Pollock Fisheries under the AFA

November 09, 1999 - 8:15 a.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Region, will present a workshop on 2000 permit requirements for vessels, processors, and cooperatives wishing to participate in the Bering Sea pollock fishery under the American Fisheries Act, according to Steven Pennoyer, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

The workshop will be held on November 29, 1999, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Building 9, Auditorium, 7600 Sand Point Way, N.E., Seattle, WA. The workshop will provide participants in the Bering Sea pollock fishery with information on how to apply for permits to participate in the 2000 Bering Sea pollock fishery prior to the scheduled start of the fishery on January 20. Industry submission of permit applications and agency issuance of applicable permits would be necessary to comply with the 2000 implementation deadline specified in the American Fisheries Act.

For more information contact: Sue Salveson or Kent Lind, NMFS, phone 907-586-7228. Both people also can be contacted by e-mail at sue.salveson@noaa.gov or kent.lind@noaa.gov

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019