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Fishery Disaster Declared

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Declares Fishery Disaster Following Hurricane Harvey Today (March 27, 2018), in response to the request put forward by the Governor of Texas on February 14, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross determined a commercial fishery failure due to a fishery resource disaster that occurred in Texas due to impacts from Hurricane Harvey that made landfall on August 25, 2017. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 included $200 million for fishery disasters declared by the Secretary of Commerce in calendar year 2017 and for fishery disasters… Read More →