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Gulf Council Faces Recreational Red Snapper Management and Other Issues

Gulf Council Faces Recreational Red Snapper Management and Other Issues

by / Newsroom Ink on February 8, 2015

The Gulf Council recently held their first meeting of the new year in Point Clear, Alabama, a town where wealthy families from Mobile and New Orleans tried to hide from yellow fever outbreaks by escaping to the daily breeze off Mobile Bay they deemed as “good air”.

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Congressman Boustany Gives Seafood Processors A Boost With H2B Labor Letter

Congressman Boustany Gives Seafood Processors A Boost With H2B Labor Letter

by / Newsroom Ink on February 6, 2015

Gulf Coast seafood processors and its hospitality industry rely annually on a seasonal workforce granted entry to the United States via the temporary worker H-2B visa program. Working closely with the Gulf Seafood Institute, Louisiana Congressman Boustany has led a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez asking him to resume accepting private wage surveys.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Members Interviewed by CNN and Other Media

Gulf Seafood Institute Members Interviewed by CNN and Other Media

by / Newsroom Ink on February 2, 2015

The profile of the Gulf Seafood Institute (GSI) rose to new heights during the first month of the New Year as media after media from called upon the group for expert insight into Gulf of Mexico seafood. From CNN to Lafayette Advertiser, journalists across the country are recognizing that GSI has the experts and insights they require to tell the varied stories of Gulf seafood.

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GSI Joins Gulf Groups to Walk Congressional Halls for Gulf Seafood

GSI Joins Gulf Groups to Walk Congressional Halls for Gulf Seafood

by / Newsroom Ink on January 22, 2015

High heels and wingtips clicking and clacking through the marble halls of Congress, a constant buzz of voices bouncing off Gulf Senators and Representatives office walls, hands continuously pressing the flesh and passing paper after paper; these are the sights and sounds of the Gulf Seafood Institute’s second annual “Walk on the Hill” in the nation’s Capitol.

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Storm Brews in Galveston Bay Over Oyster Lease

Storm Brews in Galveston Bay Over Oyster Lease

by / Newsroom Ink on January 18, 2015

There is a storm churning the waters of Galveston Bay that could affect the supply of Gulf oysters throughout the five Gulf States, as well as well national and international markets.

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Gulf Groups Gather to Support Oyster Mega-Hatcheries Concept

Gulf Groups Gather to Support Oyster Mega-Hatcheries Concept

by / Newsroom Ink on December 15, 2014

The Gulf Oyster Hatchery Initiative has proposed the use of hatchery produced oyster seed to restore Gulf of Mexico oyster reefs, as well as create new habitat resulting in a clean Gulf.

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For Author Paul Greenberg – So Much Ocean, So Little Domestic Fish

For Author Paul Greenberg – So Much Ocean, So Little Domestic Fish

by / Newsroom Ink on December 1, 2014

According to author Paul Greenberg, Americans only eat about 15 pounds of seafood per year, half of the global average. While other countries are willing to pay top dollar, he says “Americans want our seafood cheap and easy”.

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For Sabrina Galloway Shrimping Is Still a Part of Her Life, Even After Father’s Death

For Sabrina Galloway Shrimping Is Still a Part of Her Life, Even After Father’s Death

by / Newsroom Ink on November 12, 2014

Trapped in the engine room of her father’s capsized shrimp boat for more than four hours while struggling to stay alive with her father’s lifeless body somewhere beneath the murky waters of Galveston Bay, 19-year-old Sabrina Galloway has good reason to hate her father’s boat, hate shrimping, hate Galveston Bay and hate a passion that has been a part of her life since a little girl.

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