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Recent Hearing with the House of Representatives Natural Resource Committee

<p>On December 1, the <a href="http://www.blogger.com/www.naturalresources.house.gov">House Natural Resources Committee</a> held a <a href="http://naturalresources.house.gov/Calendar/EventSingle.aspx?EventID=270186">hearing regarding several bills aimed at amending the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act</a>. The Magnuson-Stevens Act, or MSA for short, was <a href="http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.94hr200">originally passed in 1976</a>, and its goal was to prevent overfishing and effectively manage fish stocks in the US by creating regional fishery ...</p>