Portland, OR, USA
That the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) support an exemption from the registry requirements of the MSFCMA to Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California by the National Marine Fisheries Service. In granting this exemption, these states remain open to an ongoing collaborative state-federal-constituent process assessment of how to improve estimates of recreational participation, removals, and economic values through the Marine Recreational Information Program. 2. Should the PSMFC endorse the West Coast Governor's Agreement on Ocean Health (September 18, 2006)? The tri-state agreement seeks to advance the following seven priority areas: Ensuring clean coastal waters and beaches; Protecting and restoring healthy oceans and coastal habitats; Promoting the effective implementation of ecosystem-based management of our ocean and coastal resources;Something looks off?