Oceans in peril, and Bush admin. wants to make things worse
by Guest Blogger, 9/21/2004
Don't miss the latest analysis from U.S. PIRG: "Bush Receives Final Report from U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy: Administration Ignoring Science and Undercutting Ocean Protections." Here's an excerpt: The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, a panel appointed by President Bush, today issued its final report stating that the oceans are in peril and overfishing is a primary factor contributing to the collapse of entire ocean ecosystems. Today's report comes even as the Bush administration is actively seeking to weaken federal standards that protect fish populations from overfishing.