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NOAA Backs Down In Dispute Over California Shark Fin Law

NOAA Backs Down In Dispute Over California Shark Fin Law Huffman: “Pleased that NOAA has decided not to interfere with the progress California and other states have made in ending the cruel practice of shark finning” WASHINGTON­—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), who has led the Congressional effort to protect California’s landmark law banning the sale, … Continue reading NOAA Backs Down In Dispute Over California Shark Fin Law

Shark Fin Bill Goes to Senate: Act Now to Support Sharks

Sacramento, August 25,  by David McGuire, Director Sea Stewards Today the California Senate Appropriations Committee voted to support shark conservation efforts by banning the sale of shark fins.  Scientists and conservationists believe that the rising demand for the dish in the past decades has lead to widespread hunting of sharks for their fins, and is … Continue reading Shark Fin Bill Goes to Senate: Act Now to Support Sharks

AB 376 Vote Soon; Voters Please Contact these Assemblymembers

We are getting close to the Vote on the Shark Fin Bill.  Please contact (and have others in these districts) contact members and respectfully ask that they vote yes on this legislation when it is heard on the Assembly Floor (any day now!). Many Assemblymembers are hearing from constituents and are solidly committed to voting … Continue reading AB 376 Vote Soon; Voters Please Contact these Assemblymembers

Take Action in Support of the California Shark Fin Bill AB 376

The Shark Fin Bill will reduce demand for fins and will help enforcement in our ports.  The Bill has passed the Assembly and Senate Committees and is going to the full Senate next week. We Must Act Today! Please support this bill by calling or sending letters or emails to: 1.  California residents: Send a … Continue reading Take Action in Support of the California Shark Fin Bill AB 376