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NAA Testifies on National Offshore Aquaculture Act of 2007

National Aquaculture Association President Dr. Randy MacMillan, representing the US aquaculture industry, provided testimony and later answered questions from committee members

July 18, 2007


NAA Testifies on National Offshore Aquaculture Act of 2007

The House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans, led by Del. Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-GU), held a hearing July 12 on the Offshore Aquaculture Act of 2007 (HR 2010). At the invitation of the committee, NAA President Dr. Randy MacMillan, representing the US aquaculture industry, provided testimony and later answered questions from committee members. Also providing testimony were Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy Ret., Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Department of Commerce; Sue Aspelund, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Alaska Department of Fish and Game; Tim Eichenberg, Pacific Regional Director of The Ocean Conservancy; and Richard Russell, author of four books, including Striper Wars: An American Fish Story and Eye of the Whale.


Transcripts of the hearing are available at
http://resourcescommittee.house.gov  
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