Regulatory Amendment to Modify Monitoring and Enforcement Requirements in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Freezer Longline Fleet - Regulatory Impact Review/Environmental Assessment

May 01, 2012

Economic and environmental impacts of an action to enhance monitoring and enforcement measures used to verify the harvest of Pacific cod by freezer longliners that operate in the BSAI

This document contains a Regulatory Impact Review and an Environmental Assessment evaluating the economic and environmental impacts of an action to enhance monitoring and enforcement measures used to verify the harvest of Pacific cod by freezer longliners that operate in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands groundfish management area, and to improve the precision of harvest estimates. The measures cover this fleet when it is operating in the Gulf of Alaska as well as in the BSAI. The analyses in this document address the requirements of Executive Order 12866 and the National Environmental Policy Act.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 05/07/2019

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