Marine Mammal Protection Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session, on Marine Mammal Protection Act Authorization--H.R. 2948, April 7, 1981, Marine Mammal Protection Act Improvement--H.R. 4084, July 13, 1981
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981 - Marine mammals - 321 pages
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Page 145 - In any event, it shall be the immediate goal that the incidental kill or incidental serious injury of marine mammals permitted in the course of commercial fishing operations be reduced to insignificant levels approaching a zero mortality and serious injury rate.
Page 66 - I and all members of the panel will be happy to answer any questions which you or members of the committee may have. The Council of American-Flag Ship Operators, known as CASO, was organized effective January 1, 1978.
Page 203 - ... this goal shall be satisfied in the case of the incidental taking of marine mammals in the course of purse seine fishing for yellowfin tuna by a continuation of the application of the best marine mammal safety techniques and equipment that are economically and technologically practicable.
Page 21 - No person is to be denied the enjoyment of any civil or political right because of race, color, creed, or national origin. The legislature shall implement this section.
Page 21 - The provisions of this chapter shall not apply with respect to the taking of any marine mammal by any Indian, Aleut, or Eskimo who...
Page 29 - John R. Donaldson, director of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, strongly urging that those areas covered by the Belloni decision be covered under this bill.
Page 205 - Secretary may not revoke a transfer of management authority under paragraph (1) unless — "(i) the Secretary provides to the State a written notice of intent to revoke together with a statement, in detail, of those actions, or failures to act, on which such intent is based; and "(ii) during the ninety-day period after the date of the notice of intent to revoke — "(I) the Secretary provides opportunity for consultation between him and the State concerning such State actions or failures to act and...
Page 4 - The Bureau of the Budget advises that the enactment of this proposed legislation would be in accord with the program of the President. Sincerely yours, TRUE D.
Page 203 - ... determines that such species or stock is below its optimum sustainable population; or (C) a species or population stock is listed as an endangered species or a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 [16 USC 1531 et seq.]. (2) The terms "conservation...