National Fisherman

One thing isn't wilting in California's drought: water politics.
If anything, the stakes are higher than ever in this third straight dry year. And, on Wednesday, we witnessed contrasting approaches from two practiced political brawlers, Gov. Jerry Brown and House Speaker John Boehner.
In his State of the State address, Brown paddled carefully, briefly mentioning recycling, conservation and expanded storage, while steering clear of his twin tunnels diversion plan.
“Among all our uncertainties,” he told a joint session of the Legislature, “weather is one of the most basic. We can't control it. We can only live with it, and now we have to live with a very serious drought of uncertain duration.”
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Inside the Industry

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center has announced that Dr. Jon Hare has been selected to serve as the permanent science and research director effective Oct. 31.

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It’s no secret that fraud is a problem in the seafood industry. Oceana repeatedly touts a mislabeling epidemic. While their method has been criticized, the perception of rampant fraud  has been established.

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