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Presidential Task Force on Combating IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud: Action Plan for Implementing the Task Force Recommendations

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Natural Resources

http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ia/iuu/noaa_taskforce_report_final.pdf

Describes the international and domestic steps that will be taken to track seafood from harvest to entry into U.S. commerce to prevent illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.  From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 

Wind Vision: A New Era for Wind Power in the United States

Categories: Energy,Headlines,Natural Resources

http://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/WindVision_Report_final.pdf

Presents a new vision for wind energy in the U.S. through 2050.  This report assesses the potential economic, environmental, and social benefits of a scenario where U.S. wind power supplies 10% of the nation’s electrical demands in 2020, 20% in 2030, and 35% in 2050.  From the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy of the Energy Department