ICYMI: Rep. Young Works to Expand Disposal Options for Pirate Ships
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Natural Resources Committee held a legislative hearing today on three bills – including Alaskan Congressman Don Young’s legislation, H.R. 3472, the Pirate Fishing Vessel Disposal Act. This legislation, if passed, would give NOAA and the Coast Guard additional options for disposing of pirate fishing vessels who have engaged in Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU).
To read more about today’s hearing from the House Natural Resources Committee, click here. To read more about Rep. Young’s Pirate Fishing Vessel legislation, click here.