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Agency:    Department of Commerce
Bureau:    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Account:    Promote and develop fishery products and research pertaining to (13-5139)
Certifying Official:    Budget Officer
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOC.GOV   202-482-4883
Wild American Shrimp Initiative

1 recipient will receive $1,000,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: This project is to develop a certification program for branding domestically caught wild shrimp. The certification program will develop criteria for defining shrimp that will be branded and marketed as "Wild American Shrimp." Sea Grant personnel in all eight coastal states in the southeastern U.S. will be contracted to educate dock owners and seafood processors about the merits of producing certified "Wild American Shrimp." This project will also fund the establishment of a physical location for the Wild American Shrimp, Inc. office.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Wild American Shrimp, Inc. (148298008) $1,000 Non-Profit
1078 Island Ave
Tarpon Springs, FL
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: P.L. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Of the amount available from the fund entitled `Promote and Develop Fishery Products and Research Pertaining to American Fisheries'...$1,000,000 shall be available for the `Wild American Shrimp Initiative'

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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