AQUACULTURE

Bills and resolutions

Corps of Engineers: release interim report on aquatic nuisance species control in the Great Lakes (see S. 1398), S3686 [21JN] (see H.R. 2983), H5048 [21JN]

Federal agencies and departments: establish prize competitions for innovation or adaptation management development relative to coral reef ecosystems (see S. 958), S2615 [27AP] (see H.R. 2203), H2940 [27AP]

FEMA: treat harmful algal blooms caused by certain Federal activities as a Presidentially declared disaster area (see H.R. 2137), H2846 [25AP]

Fish and fishing: continue in effect for 2017–2018 fishing season certain fishing specifications for the summer flounder fishery (see H.R. 1411), H1593 [7MR]

Government regulations: prohibit authorization of commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the exclusive economic zone except in accordance with a law authorizing such action (see H.R. 223), H44 [3JA]

Great Lakes: prohibit aquaculture (see H.R. 961), H1082 [7FE]

NOAA: encourage elimination of lionfish from U.S. waters by allowing individuals to exchange lionfish for additional tags authorizing fishing for certain species (see H.R. 2560), H4388 [19MY]

___tribute to National Sea Grant College Program (see S. Res. 124), S2450 [7AP]

Rivers: prohibit operation of aquaculture facilities that contribute to pollution of wild and scenic rivers (see H.R. 962), H1082 [7FE]

Tropical Forest Conservation Act: reauthorize (see S. 1023), S2721 [3MY]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: exempt sea urchins and sea cucumbers from certain inspections prior to export (see S. 1206), S3097 [23MY] (see H.R. 2504), H4310 [17MY]

___provide the force and effect of law for certain regulations relative to the taking of double-crested cormorants to reduce depredation at aquaculture facilities and protect public resources (see S. 219), S445 [24JA] (see H.R. 368), H234 [9JA]

Remarks in House

Climate: impact of changing pH levels in oceans, H6302 [26JY]

Corps of Engineers: Aquatic Plant Control Research Program funding, H6429, H6430 [26JY]

___prevent the spread of Asian carp into the Great Lakes and their tributaries, H5190 [27JN]

___prohibit funding to delay release of Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study Brandon Road Study, H6461, H6462 [26JY]

NOAA: encourage elimination of lionfish from U.S. waters by allowing individuals to exchange lionfish for additional tags authorizing fishing for certain species (H.R. 2560), H4378 [19MY]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: prohibit funding to enforce Endangered Species Act export permission requirements for sea urchins and sea cucumbers, H7136 [7SE]

Remarks in Senate

Climate: impact of changing pH levels in oceans, S1629S1631 [7MR], S6282 [3OC]

Texts of

S. Res. 124, tribute to NOAA National Sea Grant College Program, S2457 [7AP]