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Comments sought on proposed rule for offshore aquaculture in Gulf of Mexico

UNITED STATES
Tuesday, September 02, 2014, 23:30 (GMT + 9)

NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comment on a proposed rule for the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council's Fishery Management Plan for Regulating Offshore Marine Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico (Aquaculture Plan). The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on 28 August, 2014 (79 FR 51424) and the public comment period ends on 27 October. Prior to the Aquaculture Plan, an exempted fishing permit was required to conduct aquaculture in federal waters. Since exempted fishing permits are of limited duration, they are not the best option for commercial aquaculture operations. The purpose of this rulemaking is to establish a regional permitting process to manage the development of an environmentally-sound and economically-sustainable aquaculture industry in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf). A maximum of twenty Gulf aquaculture permits over a p... FULL STORY

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