Tag: Barbara Boxer

U.S. Senators Try Again to Kill Vessel Discharge Regs

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Alaska fishermen have three years before the EPA is supposed to begin regulating deck wash, bilge water and other liquids discharged from small vessels. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski this week introduced a bill to permanently block the regulation for commercial vessels under 79 feet. Senate co-sponsors include Alaska’s Dan Sullivan, and California Democrat Barbara Boxer. Download Audio

Fish and Wildlife Pick Gets Warm Reception

President Obama's pick to direct the US Fish and Wildlife Service got a warm reception on Wednesday from key members of the Senate.  Only...