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Fishermen Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Second Challenge to NOAA At-Sea Monitoring Rule

June 15, 2023

…In 2020, NOAA Fisheries implemented a new rule requiring fishermen to pay for human at-sea monitors aboard their vessels. While the agency claimed the monitors are necessary to ensure compliance, fishermen balked at the cost, which they claim can be more than USD 700 (EUR 640) per day. Represented by the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA), some of the fishermen sued the government to overturn the regulation

Originally Published in Seafood Source