Daily Archives: May 13, 2020

Deregulation of commercial fishing could become silver lining of virus

On Thursday, May 7, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to secure America’s seafood supply chain. The United States imports approximately 85 percent of seafood consumed domestically. The executive order places an emphasis on the following: Directives to federal fishery managers to streamline rule-making currently in the pipeline to achieve deregulatory objectives. Addressing technical barriers to seafood exports. Expanding and facilitating U.S. authority to better combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and prevent illegal seafood imports that comp…