July 2013
Federal Register;7/26/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 144, p45285
Government Documents
The article informs that the U.S. Department of State has certified on May 2, 2013 that 13 states have adopted programs to reduce the incidental capture of sea turtles in pursuant to Section 609 of Public Law 101-162. It is informed that 26 shrimp harvesting nations have also been certified by the Department as having fishing environments that do not pose danger to sea turtles.


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