NOAA Response to Inspector General's Report on NOAA's Enforcement Program

November 29, 2010

Now available: Under Secretary's response to Inspector General's September 23, 2010 report regarding NOAA's enforcement program

The September report provided the results of the Inspector General's review of certain complaints raised by fishers and others to that office during his review of the enforcement program.  The response describes the review being conducted by a Special Master of certain complaints, personnel changes, establishment of a pilot compliance assistance program in the Northeast, and planned revisions to NOAA's enforcement operations manual.

View Response to September 23rd Report [pdf]