Program Improvement and Enhancement (PIE) 2 Rulemaking

This rulemaking makes improvements and enhancements for the trawl rationalization program, and also clarifies regulations that affect the limited entry trawl and limited entry fixed gear sectors, managed under the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan.

Chronology of Publications for the Program Improvements and Enancements (PIE) 2 Rulemaking
03/06/2014 NMFS-SEA-14-10: Announcing a correction to the PIE 2 final rule, effective immediately
03/05/2014 79FR12412: NOAA Fisheries is issuing a correction to the November 15, 2013 final rule, effective immediately
12/11/2013 NOAA Fisheries presents additional information regarding regulatory requirements revised by the Program Improvements and Enhancements (PIE) Rule #2, presented December 11, 2013
11/21/2013 Compliance Guide for the Pacific Coast Groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program, Program Improvement and Enhancement Rule (PIE) 2
11/15/2013 NMFS-SEA-13-19: NOAA Fisheries announces revisions to the Pacific coast groundfish trawl rationalization program and clarifications to groundfish regulations that affect the limited entry trawl and the limited entry fixed gear sectors; effective December 15, 2013
11/15/2013 78FR68764: NOAA Fisheries is revising the Pacific coast groundfish trawl rationalization program and clarifying groundfish regulations that affect the limited entry trawl and the limited entry fixed gear sectors; effective December 15, 2013
07/19/2013 NMFS-SEA-13-14: NMFS proposes revisions to the Pacific coast groundfish trawl rationalization program and clarifications to groundfish regulations that affect the limited entry trawl and the limited entry fixed gear sectors; request for comments
07/19/2013 78FR43125: NMFS proposes revisions to the Pacific coast groundfish trawl rationalization program and clarifications to groundfish regulations that affect the limited entry trawl and the limited entry fixed gear sectors; request for comments