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DFG News Release:  For Immediate Release

April 30, 2002

Public Hearings Scheduled for Joint Regulation Conformation

Contact: Scott Barrow, Associate Marine Biologist, (707) 431-4343
Troy Swauger, Information Officer, (916) 654-2096

SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has scheduled two public hearings for the conformation of state and federal regulations affecting the California commercial ocean salmon (Title 14, California Code of Regulations, Section 182), ground fish (CCR, Section 189), and coastal pelagic (CCR, Section 159) fisheries.

The proposed federal regulations have been approved by the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) and are expected to be adopted by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.

Details on the final regulations can be found on the PFMC's Web site at http://www.pcouncil.org or DFG's Web site at http://www.dfg.ca.gov/mrd/index.html.

Hearing details are:

May 22, 2002
10 a.m.
State Building, Room 410B
50 D St.
Santa Rosa

May 24, 2002
10 a.m.
Department of Fish and Game
Main Conference Room
4665 Lampson Ave., Suite C
Los Alamitos
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