Nat Herz, Alaska's Energy Desk - Anchorage

Federal fisheries agency to staff: Keep “COVID-19” and “pandemic” out of documents

A federal fisheries management agency has barred some of its employees from making formal references to the COVID-19 pandemic without preapproval from leadership, according to an internal agency document. The National Marine Fisheries Service, part of the Commerce Department, manages federal fish stocks in partnership with appointed regional councils. Fishing crews and seafood businesses have been…

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