PCFFA Salmon Disaster 2008 Information Page

From the PACIFIC COAST FEDERATION OF FISHERMEN’S ASSOCIATIONS

THE SALMON DISASTER OF 2008 — INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

This page contains links to key documents and information about the 2008 U.S. West Coast Salmon Disaster, for downloading and use by our fishermen members and the general public.

PCFFA’s Ten-Point Plan for What Fishermen Can Do

Key Documents and Resources

Link to 15 May 08 Congressional Oversight Hearing on the Collapse of the West Coast Salmon Fishery

The Farm Bill Provision for $170 Million in Disaster Assistance

WHAT THE MEDIA ARE SAYING

Eugene Register-Guard (04-03-08) “Fishermen Urge Probe Into Decline of Salmon.”

NYTimes Editorial (04-15-08) “The Trouble with Salmon.”

Eugene Register-Guard Editorial (04-21-08) “A Season Without Salmon.”

SF Chronicle Editorial (04-22-08) “Earth Day — Even for Fish at Sea.”

CS Monitor (04-23-08) “Fishermen Hit Hard by Closure of West Coast Salmon Fishing”

Oregonian (05-01-08) “Senator Smith Seeks $290 Million in Salmon Disaster Aid.”

Eugene Register-Guard (05-02-08) “Fishermen to Receive Disaster Assistance.”

Oregonian (05-02-08) “Salmon’s Gone, So Is The Season.”

Last updated 7/5/08. Check back frequently for updates and additions.